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Volunteers collect sap, make maple syrup at MCPD Maple Ridge Reserve

Miami County Park District volunteer Chip Gade keeps the fire hot as he boils sap at sunup on Thursday at Maple Ridge Reserve. The park district will be boiling sap again on Sunday.

Miami County Park District volunteer Chip Gade keeps the fire hot as he boils sap at sunup on Thursday at Maple Ridge Reserve. The park district will be boiling sap again on Sunday.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Chip Gade, left, and Barry Wood, check sap flow at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve on Thursday.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Steam rises from boiling sap in the early morning hours on Thursday at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Miami County Park District volunteer Chip Gade keeps the fire hot as he boils sap at sunup on Thursday at Maple Ridge Reserve. The park district will be boiling sap again on Sunday.

Chip Gade, left, and Barry Wood, check sap flow at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve on Thursday.

Steam rises from boiling sap in the early morning hours on Thursday at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve.

Miami County Park District volunteer Chip Gade keeps the fire hot as he boils sap at sunup on Thursday at Maple Ridge Reserve. The park district will be boiling sap again on Sunday.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2019/02/web1_020719mju_mcpd_sap3.jpgMiami County Park District volunteer Chip Gade keeps the fire hot as he boils sap at sunup on Thursday at Maple Ridge Reserve. The park district will be boiling sap again on Sunday. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Chip Gade, left, and Barry Wood, check sap flow at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve on Thursday.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2019/02/web1_020719mju_mcpd_sap2.jpgChip Gade, left, and Barry Wood, check sap flow at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve on Thursday. Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Steam rises from boiling sap in the early morning hours on Thursday at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2019/02/web1_020719mju_mcpd_sap1.jpgSteam rises from boiling sap in the early morning hours on Thursday at the Miami County Park District’s Maple Ridge Reserve. Mike Ullery | Daily Call
Volunteers collect sap, make maple syrup at MCPD Maple Ridge Reserve