25 Feb

Our Outreach & Education Coordinator Kelly King had this to say about the 'sweet water' of the sugar maple and how it connects us to Indigenous heritage and settler traditions: 

"This time of year teaches us a lot about what it means to bring new life forward,” shares Kelly King, outreach and education coordinator at TRACKS (Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science) Youth Program. “The sweet water that comes to us from our tree relatives showcases how integral water is to renewal and sustenance for all beings. Just like newborn babies, this renewal of life arrives in the form of rushing water, teaching us about what it means to care for and tend to the continuation of life.” 

Read the full article: Climate change threatens southern Ontario’s maple forests and our beloved maple syrup