Maple Syrup Festival

Area residents braved the snowy conditions to enjoy a bit of nature at her sweetest during Saturday's Maple Syrup Festival.

Area residents braved the snowy conditions to enjoy a bit of nature at her sweetest during Saturday’s Maple Syrup Festival.

Friday, February 28th

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Inside the Conservation Center @ Russell Wildlife Area

The Mahaska County Conservation Board has and changed the date of the Maple Syrup Festival to Friday, February 28th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm due to weather forecasts predicting very cold temperatures that weekend. This event will be held inside the conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area. Bring your family out to listen to Naturalist, Laura DeCook, explain the process of making maple syrup by the pioneers, Native Americans and how we make it today. Bring your appetites because guests will be able to sample fresh maple syrup over ice cream. Hot chocolate and coffee will also be available!

The Russell Wildlife Area is located 4 miles north of Oskaloosa on Hwy. 63 and one mile east on 200th Street. For more information, call MCCB at (641)673-9327.

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