Non-credit and Continuing Education

Birch Tapping and Syrup Making

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Birch Tree Tapping Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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 above the age of 16. Under 16 is $2 per child. Child MUST be accompanied by an adult. A discount code of ChildReg to the field below Discounts and Checkout bar on the Shopping Cart. Click Apply Class Code to have the discount apply. 

Handouts and taps will be provided. Register & pay before April 18: call 745-3360 or register & pay online at:

Class Details

1 Sessions

UAF Matanuska Experiment Farm

Julie Cascio 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/20/2017 - 4/20/2017 Daily - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Palmer, UAF Matanuska Experiment Farm  Map Julie Cascio