March - 5 - Saturday - Public Maple Sugaring Day - Our 34th Public Maple Sugaring Day will be held from 10am to 3pm. The day will feature a tour of the sugar bush including stops to learn about Native American and early pioneer methods of making maple syrup, our evaporator process and methods of identifying and tapping a maple tree. After the tour, everyone will get a chance to taste some of our syrup on freshly made pancakes. Cost: $5/adult and $3/children under 12; all members of the Environmental Education Center and all tree sponsors attend free of charge. 570-629-3061. www.mcconservation.org
The program is held on the Delaware State Forest’s Meesing Nature Center Sugarbush on Creek Road approximately 5.5 miles north of Marshalls Creek.
From I-80 take the Marshalls Creek Exit (exit #309) onto Rt. 209 North to Marshalls Creek. At the T-intersection, make a right and immediately get in the left turning lane. Turn left at the traffic light onto 402 North, go a short distance and take left fork onto Creek Road. Proceed approximately 5.5 miles and look for signs on right.