Maple Syrup! at Benn View

maple syrup

Date/Time

Saturday, March 30, 2013
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description

Gary and Colette Baudoux have offered for our group to come to Benn View again for a tour of their sugar shack where they will share their knowledge of tapping maple trees and the making of maple syrup. Please find below an outline of the afternoon’s event and a few amazing links. Reply by Monday March 25th as to whether you and your child/children will be attending.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple_syrup

http://www.sugarmoon.ca/

http://www.pch.gc.ca/pgm/ceem-cced/symbl/o2-eng.cfm

·         Walk the sugar bush and tour the sugar shack

·         Gary and Colette will be accepting orders for maple syrup

Items to bring:

·         Wear appropriate clothing for the outdoor nature walk (rubber boots/bogs).

·         Camera

·         Nature Journals

·         Binoculars ( YNC will have a few on hand for those that don’t have them)

·         Water, in case your child/children get thirsty

Note:  “The Importance of Recycling” with Susan MacDonald from Pictou County Waste Management is moved ahead to April 6th, we will forward information on this event in the coming weeks!

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