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Maple Syrup Madness is Here!

As a result of the inclement weather at the start of Maple Syrup Madness, production of syrup will continue through March 14, as conditions allow. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the trail!

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Japanese Garden Restoration

The Japanese Garden is currently closed. Contact development@dawesarb.org or call 800.44.DAWES to make a donation to this restoration project.

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From The Blog...

Inside Maple Syrup Cabin

Boom Year for Maple Syrup?

By Beth Spieles, Interpretive Educator The forecasts may be lining up to predict a bountiful harvest of maple syrup this year.  Ecologists at Tufts University have reported evidence of a correlation between seed production and syrup production.  Since 2014 was considered a low mast year for maples (meaning fewer of those helicopter seeds were produced), […]

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