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Make your own maple syrup

Published November 17. 2012 4:00AM

The Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center in Hampton will offer a three-part course on becoming a maple sugarmaker. Class dates are Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7 to 9:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 9:15 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

This eight-hour course will cover care of maple trees, sap collection and storage, and methods of making and packaging syrup. The $40 registration fee includes all sessions and a copy of the North American Maple Syrup Producers Manual.

The Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center is at 23 Potter Road, Hampton. For more information, go to www.ct.gov/deep/Goodwin, www.ctwoodlands.org, or contact lead instructor Steve Broderick at sbroderick@ctwoodlands.org or (860) 455-9534.

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