Photos of the Day: Sugaring Maple Tree Sap, 3-12-16

Sugar Maple Syrup Tour

Fred Hutchings of the Dartmouth YMCA waits for sap collected from sugar maple trees to boil over in an evaporator to make syrup Saturday morning. MICHAEL SMITH/CHRONICLE/SCMG

Sugar Maple Syrup Tour

Fred Hutchings of the Dartmouth YMCA holds a sample of sap containing minerals extracted from a sugar maple tree during annual Sugar Maple tour at the YMCA Saturday morning. MICHAEL SMITH/CHRONICLE/SCMG

Sugar Maple Syrup Tour

People curious on the process of making maple syrup experienced extracting sap like Colonials did in the 17th and 18th centuries using augers at the Dartmouth YMCA Saturday morning. MICHAEL SMITH/CHRONICLE/SCMG

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