CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
Maple syrup demonstration at Macbride Nature Recreation Area March
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- How sweet it is! Those who really want to know can
find out by attending a demonstration on making maple syrup Saturday, March
15, at the Macbride Nature Recreation Center. The program is free and
open to the public and is sponsored by the University of Iowa Division
of Recreational Services.
John Miller, Macbride maintenance coordinator, will explain how to identify
maple trees, tap trees for sap, boil the sap and produce maple syrup.
Syrup will be made from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Archery Pavilion. Those
attending will be given an opportunity to taste the results.
Macbride Nature Recreation Area is located on County Road F-28 between
North Liberty and Solon. For more information, contact Dave Conrads, Macbride
environmental education coordinator, phone (319) 335-9289.