Maple Syrup, a Sweet Science Night
Published: March 10, 2015
March Maple Madness: The Biology of Maple Syrup
UW-Parkside Science Night Wednesday, March 11 7 to 8 p.m., Student Center Cinema
SOMERS – Who doesn't like a warm stack of pancakes topped with fresh maple syrup, especially when the maple syrup is from your backyard?
Dr. David Rogers and Dr. David Higgs, both biologists in the Biological Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, discuss the biology of Sugar Maple trees (Acer saccharum), the sap that is collected from the trees, and the history and evolution of the process used to make maple syrup.
The popular Science Night seminar series presented in part by the UW-Parkside College of Natural and Health Sciences is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Lot A, east of the Student Center.
April Science Night event:
Wednesday, April 8 - "What's Crawling in the Lab?" presented by P.J. Liesch, manager of the University of Wisconsin Insect Diagnostic Lab and recipient of a 2007 UW-Parkside Outstanding Graduate award.