How does tree sap become maple syrup? Find out Sunday, February 24 in a hands on hour demonstration.
The trees in our city are a valuable resource on so many levels. Schroeder says, ”When they leave the program, I hope they look at February as a time of reawakening and spring stirrings even though it may not be felt yet. I want them to look at trees differently by noticing their unique bark and shape. When pouring real maple syrup over their pancakes in summer, I hope they contemplate this delicious tree food that was once rising up a maple in the still, cold winter. “
“I’m also going to leave them with a mission for in the upcoming weeks. It is a simple mission, but one that I look forward to each year."
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