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Maple demonstrations

March 07, 2012

Indian Springs Metropark celebrates maple sugaring season with pancake breakfasts, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 17-18.

Maple sugaring demonstrations will be at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Interpreters will show how maple syrup is made from the sap of sugar maples.

Maple sugaring programs will be offered Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month at the Environmental Discovery Center.

Pancake breakfast is $5 per adult and $3 for children; maple sugaring demos are $3 per person. Preregistration required for maple sugaring demonstrations.

For those already familiar with tree tapping, the 11 a.m. program will feature advanced tips and techniques for those interested in tapping their own tree. Sap collection starter kits will be available for $12.