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Maple Sugar House Tour

When: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

We will take a field trip to a local Hampton sugar house  at Bright Acres Farm.  Come and see how they used to make maple syrup in a homemade backyard evaporator and how they make it today, in a new post and beam sugar house with an energy efficient evaporator.  Discover how this all-natural product is made, and get a taste!  There will be a chance to collect some sap if you would like, weather permitting.  Our hosts will also explain how to start your own backyard sugaring operation.
Dress for the weather, outdoor program.
 

 

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center.
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.