Michigan Forests Presentation Series ~ Spring 2008
Black Gold: Maple Syrup!
6:30 - 8:00 pm, Monday, March 17, 2008 ~ Portage Lake District Library
6:30 pm Black Gold: Maple Syrup
Featuring Forester, Jim Rivard, MTU School of Forest Resources
Find out how trees make sap, and how we tap trees to get their sap for making maple syrup. After the presentation, taste REAL maple syrup, examine tree cookies for healthy growth, play tree games, practice tree ID, and be in a race to see who can carry the most sap!
7:15 pm Hands-On Activity Stations (15 minutes each)
(1) Is it REAL Syrup? Taste Test and Tree ID
(2) Every Tree for Its Self and the Story of a Tree
(3) Be a Tree!
(4) Can You ID the Maple Tree? Make a Leaf Rub
(5) The Big Slurp!
8:00 pm Depart (please complete an evaluation form before you leave!)
Everyone is invited to attend library events free of charge!
Calendar of monthly events for the Michigan Forests Presentation Series ~ Jan-June 2008 Schedule or view as PDF File
Hosted by Portage District Library
Coordinated by the Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education and Michigan Technological University with funding from the Kinship Foundation.
The Michigan Forests presentation series at the Portage District Library (Jan-June calendar posted at www.wupcenter.mtu.edu <http://www.wupcenter.mtu.edu/> ) is coordinated by the Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education and Michigan Technological University with funding from the Kinship Foundation. For more information, call the library at* *482-4570 or Joan Chadde at 487-3341 or firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>. Library events and presentations are free and open to the public.
Schedule or view as PDF File