Sap to Syrup: Exploring Maple Tapping in Central Illinois

Date(s): Sat, 2/24/2024 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Forest Preserve: Homer Lake
Location: Interpretive Center

At 10-11:30 a.m. & 12:30-2 p.m.

Did you know that the Homer Lake Forest Preserve has a 200-year-old Sugar Maple Grove? People have been tapping sugar maple trees to make sugar and syrup for centuries, and now you can, too! Explore the science and the history behind maple sugaring, learn how to do it yourself, and even sample local maple syrup. $5 per person. All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; registration is required by February 22 at ccfpd.org. Register for the morning session or the afternoon session. For more info: (217) 586-2612 [email protected].

Register for the morning session: http://apm.activecommunities.com/ccfpd/Activity_Search/1703

Register for the afternoon session: http://apm.activecommunities.com/ccfpd/Activity_Search/1704

 

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