Paul Smith's College VIC Trail Sign (28 December 2012). Photo courtesy of D. Kirche.  Used by permission.

Beginner Maple Workshop
23 March 2013
1:00 - 4:00 PM

Paul Smith's College VIC Maple Project.  Photo used by permission.Paul Smith’s College students will be on hand to lead  “Learn the art of maple sugaring” workshops.  Participants will learn about backyard tapping, collection, and boiling.  The program runs from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Contact: Brian McDonnell at 518-327-6241 or

This program is part of the Northern New York Maple Project. The Paul Smith's College VIC and the Wild Center are teaming up to promote a local maple-syrup project designed to create new demonstration sites, train local producers, and promote further growth in the industry. The partners are working in collaboration with the Cornell Sugar Maple Research and Extension Program.



Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.