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    Saturday,April 21, 2012 1 to 3:00 PM

    Palmer Center for Sustainable Living
    (Matanuska Experiment Farm )
    1509 South Georgeson Drive, Palmer

    Learn to tap birch trees for sap in this hands-on class.We will show you how to:

    Select good trees

    Collect sap and cook the sap down for syrup
    The sap is a good spring tonic, too!

    Handouts and taps will be provided.
    Wear clothing for going outside. $10.00 per person
    Sign up Before April 20th. Call 745-3360 or email matsu.ces@alaska.edu

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    I got to ask ... Are outside cloths hard to get in Alaska or do people walk around naked when not tapping trees?

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    No, plenty of clothes up here. There's always that person who will show up ill prepared for the weather or wearing something they dont want to get dirty, however.

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    class is:
    Sat, April 20, 10am 3pm
    WhereMatanuska Experiement Farm (map)
    DescriptionBirch Tree Tapping Workshop Saturday, April 20, 2013 10 a.m. to Noon or 1 to 3:00 p.m. (AFTERNOON SESSION IS REPEAT OF MORNING) Workshops will be held at: Palmer Center for Sustainable Living (Matanuska Experiment Farm) 1509 South Georgeson Drive, Palmer Learn to tap birch trees for sap in this hands-on class. We will show you how to: Select good trees, Tap the trees and care for them, Collect sap and cook the sap down for syrup. The sap is a good spring tonic, too! Wear clothing for going outside. $10 per person. Handouts and taps will be provided. Register & pay by April 18: call 745-3360 or register & pay online at: http://tinyurl.com/birchtreetapping Registration Forms are attached SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTH 8 to 14 who come with adult FREE Valerie Barber, Director, UAF Forest Products Program (746-9466, vabarber@alaska.edu) Julie Cascio, Cooperative Extension Service. Health, Home and Family Development (745-3677, jmcascio@alaska.edu)

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    I would definitely wear clothes outside. I have a hard enough time just getting sap off my arms
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