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MCCD class involves making maple sugar candy

Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:19 p.m. CDT

MARENGO – Maple syrup will be turned into maple cream and maple sugar candy as part of a McHenry County Conservation District program.

The class will be from 7 to 9 p.m. March 20 at Coral Woods Conservation Area, 7400 Somerset Drive, Marengo.

If successful, participants will get to take home a sample at the end of the hands-on program.

The registration deadline is March 15, and the program, which is for adults, costs $5 for county residents and $6.25 for nonresidents.

Registration is available online at, by mail or walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake, or walk-in only at Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 and Harts Road in Ringwood.

- Northwest Herald

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