Learn how to identify sugar maple trees and determine if they are old enough to tap for syrup. Watch how to tap sugar maples and learn how climate change is affecting the trees and the maple syrup industry. Participants will additionally explore other native trees that are used to make various types of syrup and participate in a syrup tasting.
While celebrating our marvelous maples, visitors will also discover how to tell one tree from another when their leaves are off and why that skill is important. Participants will also learn about those plants that keep their leaves on all winter, and how they have adapted to deal with the cold, winds and snow.