Thursday, February 5, 2009

Maple Syrup Making at Cincinnati Nature Center

Cincinnati Nature Center is offering interactive Maple Syrup Making sessions February 14th, 21st and 28th at Rowe Woods (4949 Tealtown Rd. in Milford, 45150.) Drop by any time between 9am and 4pm to watch the process of making maple syrup from sap. Sap collecting maple hikes start at the Sugar House at 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 2pm. CNC members free, nonmembers pay daily admission.

They're also offering a class class called Backyard Maple Sugaring: A Hands-on, How-to Workshop from 2 - 4pm February 14th at at Rowe Woods for those who would like to learn how to sugar from their own trees. The class will cover small scale maple syrup making including selecting trees, tapping, sap collecting, sap storage, boiling and canning. Spiles (tree taps) are available for purchase. $5 members, $8 nonmembers. To register, visit their website.

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