Maple Sugaring: History, Biology, and Production (Online Lecture)


Maple Sugaring: History, Biology, and Production (Online Lecture)
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Maple Sugaring: History, Biology, and Production (Online Lecture)     
Steven Roberge, Extension Specialist, Forest Resources, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension


Ever wonder how maple syrup is made? From steel buckets and oxen-drawn wagons to the advanced technology used today, maple syrup production has changed considerably over time. But one thing has remained constant – maple trees and their sweet sap. Join Steve to learn about the history, biology, and production of maple sugaring. We'll also discuss the maples found in the collections of the U.S. Botanic Garden and the U.S. National Arboretum.

Please note: This program is being offered in collaboration with the United States National Arboretum. It will be offered through the online platform Livestorm. Clicking on the pre-registration link below will allow you to register through that system.

This program supports the Garden's upcoming exhibit "Cultivate: Growing Food in a Changing World."

DATE: Friday, January 14
TIME: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET
LOCATION: online
FREE: Pre-registration required


United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 225-8333