Maple Sugar Day

Sat, February 25, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Saturday, February 25


Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 10–11:30 a.m. OR 1–2:30 p.m.

Did you know that the Homer Lake Forest Preserve has a 200 year-old Sugar Maple Grove? People have been tapping sugar maple trees to make sugar and syrup for centuries, and now you can, too! Explore the science and the history behind maple sugaring, learn how to do it yourself, and even take home a sample of syrup made from our very own trees. All ages. $5 per person. Space is limited. Register by Feb 24;, (217) 586-2612 or

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