WRITER: SARAH BURKE
CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
March 7 Maple Syrup Demonstration at Macbride Recreation Area
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Division of Recreational Services
will sponsor a demonstration on the making of maple syrup at the Macbride
Nature Recreation Area (MRNA) in the Archery Pavilion from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, March 7.
MNRA Maintenance Coordinator John Miller will explain how to identify
maple trees, tap trees for sap, boil sap, and produce maple syrup. Participants
also will have a chance to taste the results of the procedure.
The Macbride Nature Recreation Area is located on County Road F-28 between
North Liberty and Solon. The program is free and open to the public.