Maple Syrup Season at Tiffin Conservation Area
It's the season again for maple syrup! Although there is the Spring Tonic Maple Syrup festival is cancelled this year, we have planned some self-guided events to continue this annual celebration.
Self-Guided Maple Syrup Tour
Explore Tiffin Conservation Area's sugar bush by using this Self-Guided activity booklet. This book goes over photosynthesis for trees, how we manage our sugar bush, and the First Nations, Pioneer, and Modern ways of producing maple syrup.
Download it on your phone and bring it with you, pick up a paper copy at the Tiffin Conservation Area (while supplies last).
How maple syrup is produced at Tiffin
For more than 40 years, volunteers have produced Tiffin Maple Syrup in support of maintaining Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority's conservation areas and education programming for schools in the Nottawasaga Valley Watershed.
We're currently making a video to showcase how it all works. Check back here or follow us on social media for updates!
Other things to do at Tiffin
The Hive: Free Play Forest
As a build-it-yourself, loose-parts playground, children transform “The Hive” using
rails, logs, planks and natural materials.
This Free Play Forest is a place for imagination, exploration and problem solving through open-ended play.
This project is generously funded by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.
Explore at the Tiffin Conservation Area
Hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski Tiffin Conservation Area's 17 km of trails looped trails that meander through a mixture of wetlands, forests, open meadows and ancient lake beds.
Click here for more information about the Tiffin Conservation Area!