Learn to make maple syrup at Heritage Park event

Discover the basics of making maple syrup from your own maple tree during maple sugaring programs held March 6 and March 20 at the Farmington Hills Nature Center in Heritage Park.

Maple Sugaring

Participants will identify and select a maple tree, collect sap, boil it down, and turn it into delicious syrup. Class will finish with a pure maple syrup treat. Michigan maple syrup products will also be exclusively available for program participants to purchase.

Programs will be held on both dates from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register at the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd., or online at recreg.fhgov.com.

The Farmington Hills Nature Center is located in Heritage Park at 24915 Farmington Road, between 10 and 11 Mile Roads. Call the Nature Center at 248-477-1135 or write to asmith@fhgov.com for more information about upcoming programs.