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Climate Change Not So Sweet for Maple Syrup

Celebrate and Protect NH’s Favorite Sign of Spring

DURHAM, NH – On the eve of New Hampshire’s traditional Maple Syrup Weekend, local groups will host a forum on the Climate Impacts on Maple Syrup with Panel and Pancake Breakfast. Local maple syrup tappers, scientists and experts will speak about climate impacts on our forests and maple trees. Residents will have the chance to take action with local organizations and enjoy pancakes with real New Hampshire maple syrup. UNH Student Environmental Action Coalition will host different activities to show public support so that we all can help keep the sap flowing for generations to come. The first 50 people to attend will get a free sample of NH maple syrup to take home!

Doors open at 7:30 AM and the program starts at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, March 25th in the Squamscott Room of the Holloway Commons near the Memorial Union Building on the campus of the University of New Hampshire in Durham. RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/o6wsvzb

Contact Catherine Corkery at 603-224-8222 or Catherine.corkery@sierraclub.org

WHO: Free and Open to the Public
WHAT: Climate Impacts on Maple Syrup with Panel and Pancakes
WHEN: March 25, 2015
TIME: Doors open at 7:30AM program starts at 8AM
WHERE: Squamscott Room in the Holloway Commons at the University of NH 75 Main Street Durham, NH

Speakers:

  • Dr. Martha Carlson, owner of Range View Farm, maple tapper, scientist, conservationist, and educator
  • Chris Keeley, Communities & Climate Program Coordinator, UNH Cooperative Extension
  • Erin Lane, Northeast Regional Climate Hub Director for Partnerships
  • Jennifer Wilhelm, NH Food Alliance at the UNH Sustainability Institute
  • David and Nancy Borden local maple tappers

Doors will open at 7:30 AM and the panel discussion and breakfast will begin at 8:00 AM. Free and open to the public at Squamscott Room in the Holloway Commons at University of New Hampshire, 75 Main Street Durham, NH. RSVP is required, http://tinyurl.com/o6wsvzb. The first 50 people to come will receive a free sample of NH maple syrup to take home. Following the presentation, UNH Student Environmental Action Coalition will lead various positive and meaningful ways to engage our elected officials in support of the Clean Power Plan from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Sponsors: Moms Clean Air Force, Union of Concerned Scientists, League of Conservation Voters, National Wildlife Federation, Environment New Hampshire and New Hampshire Sierra Club.

Hosted by the UNH Student Environmental Action Coalition and The Sustainability Institute.

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