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Maple Syrup Clinic (In Person) Part 2
March 6 | @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Part 1 (virtual): 9-11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 13
Part 2 (in person): 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6
Learn how to make your own syrup in this two-part clinic. The first session will include:
- A video you can watch on your own at home that will cover the tools you need, where you can find them and how they’re used. The second part of the class will be virtual.
- Virtual instruction from a Michigan forester and other experts who will cover tree identification, tapping a live tree, and sap collection and storage.
The in-person portion of the class, held March 6 at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center, will go through the steps of processing the sap, canning the syrup, making maple sugar and more.
Cost is $25. Limited to 50 students.
To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the “Purchase a license” button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.
For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.
A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.
This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.
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