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Signs of Spring

Apr 10, 2017 08:44AM, Published by Anne Brataas, Categories: Community




Every year around mid-March, Beth Ferry and Dave Mills and their two children, Wren and Basil, go out to tap trees on the Old Ski Hill Road. Read Wren's report on their annual family rite of spring on Boreal.org's new, free kids' digital media club, Boreal Corps.

Wren begins:

"While my brother and I are climbing trees, my mom and dad are drilling small holes into some of the bigger trees. The trees that we tap have to be at least 12 inches in diameter..."


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