Photo by Kelly Balash

Photo by Kelly Balash

Maple School

Winter Maple Schools

Maple sugaring season is fast approaching and the public is invited to learn about maple production from leading educators in the field. The Beginner Maple School will be held on Friday night, January 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County at the American Maple Museum located at 9756 State Route 812 (Main Street) in Croghan, New York.  Basics for small and new maple producers will be presented by Stephen Childs, Cornell University NYS Maple Specialist.

Participants can attend for a nominal cost of $5 which includes refreshments and materials Participation is free for 4-H or FFA Members. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged in order to receive materials. Fee can be paid upon arrival.  Registration can be made online clicking here.

Maple Producers can attend the Winter Maple School for $15 per person with pre-registration or at the door for $20 that morning.  Youth 16 and under is $5.00 per child.  Lunch and materials are included and this event will also be held at the American Maple Museum. This daylong program will cover a wide range of topics including Maple Flavors, Forest Tent Caterpillar, Forest Management in a Sugarbush, Maple Releasers - Are they in Working Order?, NY Certified Training and What’s happening at Cornell’s Uihlein Maple Research Forest.

This school with start at 9:00 am on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Registration or more information can be obtained by calling 315-376-5270 or emailing Michele Ledoux, at or you can register this year online by clicking here.

Maple School Flyer 2018


Michele Ledoux
Association Executive Director
(315) 376-5270

Last updated November 30, 2017