Cold nights and warm days means one thing to Maple Syrup producers, the sap is running. Ten area “sap houses” will open their doors on March 19th and 20th for 7th Annual Self-Guided Maple Tour. The houses will be open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. On Sunday you can stop at two locations, Greene-Dreher Volunteer Fire Company in Newfoundland from and the Costello-Monahan-Brown American Legion Post 964 at the Pleasant Mount Emergency Services Hall in the village of Pleasant Mount for a Pancake Breakfast featuring pure maple syrup from local producers. The Pleasant Mount location will be serving from 8:00 am-1:00 pm and the Newfoundland breakfast will be served from 8:30 AM until Noon.
This event is free to the public, come out and learn how maple syrup and other products are made, from the forest to the table.
The tour is a cooperative effort of the Wayne Conservation District, Wayne County Cooperative Extension and the Northeast PA Maple Producers Association. For more information and a map of the tour to follow with your family at your own leisure click on the link below. For more information contact Kelley Thornton of the Wayne Conservation District at 570-253-0930.
The Wayne Conservation District is now accepting orders for it 2016, 46th Annual Seedling Sale. The sale includes a selection of evergreen seedlings and transplants, shade trees, wildlife shrubs and fruit trees. All of the species sold are suitable for growing in our area. The deadline for orders is March 18th. Order early to get your plants for spring.
Click the link below for the order blank
The Wayne Conservation District Board approved a change to the Districts’ review fees for the Erosion and Sediment Control program. There were no changes in fees with this revision. The change that was approved was for plan revisions and modifications to plans.
For a copy of the fee schedule click the link below.