Maple Syrup Days: February 25 - March 12

Learn the history and process of maple sugaring as you meander down the paved trail towards the log cabin. Inside, docents greet you with a warm fire and a taste of syrup as you witness the evaporator at work. During Maple Syrup Days, the cabin is open from 10am – 4pm daily and guided tours are offered on Saturdays at 2pm.

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Forest Management Series Starts March 4

The key to planning for your forest's future is learning about its past and understanding its current condition. In this three-part series, learn about forest ecology, forest management planning, ways to control non-native invasive species and how to conduct a successful timber sale: Understanding Your Forest and Planning for the Future (March 4) Timber Stand Improvement (April 1) Timber Harvesting (May 6)

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Weddings at The Arboretum

Whether you are looking for a garden ceremony site or an indoor reception venue, we have just the place for you! Our meticulously maintained gardens provide the perfect backdrop for your special day.

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Dawes Arboretum maple syrup trail

A Trip Down the Maple Syrup Trail

With the unseasonably warm temperatures we have had this winter, late February felt a bit more like early spring. Nevertheless, Maple Syrup Days at The Dawes Arboretum kicked off this past weekend with a crowd of curious visitors wanting to learn about the source of the sweet stuff. It Starts With a Tree Sugar maples, […]

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