Ever wonder how to make birch syrup from our native birch trees? Cooperative Extension Service has the publication “Backyard Birch Tapping Basics” that is available for free on our website or by visiting our office. This publication will answer the how, when, why and how much questions you might have as to how to make this sweet northern delight. Your local Cooperative Extension Service is your year round resource for a variety of topics, visit us today at: http://www.uaf.edu/ces to find this publication and more. We also have hard copies in our office located at 43961 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite A, Soldotna, AK 99669. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Call us at 262-5824. We are “Learning for Life.”
Submitted by Janice Chumley, UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Agriculture and Horticulture technician, Kenai Peninsula District.