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12:30pm

Thu February 27, 2014
-Nature of Things

Nature Centers Coming Of Age

In this archived broadcast, Nature Centers Coming Of Age, John Weeks talks about the spring like conditions that he traveled through on his way to Ithaca for the maple festival. He tells about how he was selected to lead the nature walk and he talks about how thousands of people are at these events typically. Weeks also talks about how more places are visited more because of certain events. He also tells about the different nature centers.

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8:25am

Fri March 1, 2013
-Nature of Things

It's Maple Sugar Time

John Weeks sits down for an interview with professional maple sugar maker Karl Wiles. Wiles describes the process of extracting sap and the variety of confections that can be made thanks to the maple tree.

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10:00am

Tue March 6, 2012
-Nature of Things

How to Tap Maple Trees

John Weeks explains how to tap a maple tree step by step.

Originally aired March 9th, 1984.