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Maple Syrup Workshop, Part 1: The Sweet Taste of Success

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

As the days get warmer, but the nights remain cold, it’s the right condition for maple sugaring! Native Americans were the first people to use the gifts of the maple tree to produce maple syrup and sugar. Join IAIS Educator and Ecologist Susan Scherf for this pair of outdoor workshops focusing on the history of this sweet tradition, as well as techniques for making your own.

In this workshop, participants will learn about how maple syrup production is done in modern times, and how they can get started on their own. Topics and activities will include tree identification, different techniques for collecting and boiling sap, how to prepare for tree tapping season, and the impacts of climate change on maple syrup production.

Sign up for a time slot with your family or friends. Space per time slot is limited. Please visit to reserve a space through Eventbrite. Questions? Please call (860) 868-0518 or email [email protected] Price of Participation: $15 for Adults, $13 for Seniors, $11 for children and $5 for Members.


The Institute for American Indian Studies
38 Curtis Road
Washington, CT 06793 United States
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