Volunteers invited to maple sugaring training


Photo courtesy GCP&T Greene County Parks & Trails volunteer Tom Gray of Beavercreek drills a sugar maple tree to insert the collection system for the sweet sap.

Photo courtesy GCP&T Greene County Parks & Trails volunteer Tom Gray of Beavercreek drills a sugar maple tree to insert the collection system for the sweet sap.


BEAVERCREEK — Residents who would like to volunteer with Greene County Parks & Trails during maple sugaring season can attend a training program 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 14 at Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Road.

Participants will learn how to assist naturalists and lead maple sugaring tours, collect maple sap, and cook maple syrup during the 2019 sugaring season.

Training will be held indoors and outdoors, so participants should dress for the weather.

All current volunteers and anyone interested in joining the team is invited to attend.

For more information, contact GCP&T at 937-562-6440, info@gcparkstrails.com, or visit www.gcparkstrails.com.

Photo courtesy GCP&T Greene County Parks & Trails volunteer Tom Gray of Beavercreek drills a sugar maple tree to insert the collection system for the sweet sap.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/12/web1_TreeDrilling.jpgPhoto courtesy GCP&T Greene County Parks & Trails volunteer Tom Gray of Beavercreek drills a sugar maple tree to insert the collection system for the sweet sap.