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Making Maple Syrup in Your Own Back Yard CLEAR Webinar

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As winter winds down, and you’re considering outdoor, low-risk activities, making a small batch of maple syrup at home with your family might be a fun and healthy choice. This webinar will provide all the essential information you’ll need to get started, from identifying which of your trees might be sugar maples, to tapping, boiling and finishing the sweet product for use on your favorite pancake recipe. Extension Forester Tom Worthley will take you through the process and share some tricks he has learned.

Join our webinar on Wednesday, March 3rd at 1 PM to learn more.

http://clear.uconn.edu/webinars/schedule.htm

 

Woody Plant Identification

Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 1.28.55 PMLearn about identifying the most common woody plants in southern New England. Sign up for UConn Extension‘s Woody Plant Identification 3-day short course held at the Litchfield County Extension Center on September 10th, 17th, and 24th from 1 pm to 4 pm. Students will learn how to identify an oak from a maple and the importance of plant families in identification. Classes will be held inside and in the field.