Media Advisory - Tap into Spring at the 2015 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The sweetness of spring is yours for the tasting at this year's Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival, taking place February 28April 6, 2015.

Through a partnership with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), there are three locations this year offering maple syrup festivities for the whole family. These include the Kortright Centre for Conservation in Vaughan, Bruce's Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville and now Terra Cotta Conservation Area in Halton Hills.

Weekend and March Break activities include sugarbush demonstrations, maple syrup samples, wagon rides and other family fun activities. Delicious pancakes with fresh maple syrup can be purchased at all locations.

The Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival supports the work of TRCA and CVC to help people understand, enjoy and look after the environment.

Hours and activities at locations vary. For a complete schedule of events, please visit http://www.maplesyrupfest.com/

WHEN:          

February 28 – April 6, 2015  9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Kortright Centre – daily, including March Break & Easter


Bruce's Mill – Wednesday to Sunday, March Break (daily) & Easter


Terra Cotta – weekends, March Break (daily) & Easter 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed Easter Monday)



COST:           

Kortright Centre & Bruce's Mill – Adults $8.85 + HST, Seniors & Children (5-14) $5.75 + HST Children four years and under are free.


Terra Cotta – Adults $7.00 + HST, Seniors $5.60 + HST


Children (6-14) $4.00 + HST

About TRCA: With over 55 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look-after the natural environment. Our vision is for The Living City®, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity.

About CVC: For 60 years, Credit Valley Conservation has worked with its partners to support a thriving environment that protects, connects and sustains us.

SOURCE Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

For further information: Media Contacts: Elizabeth Oakley, Toronto and Region Conservation, Mobile 416-274-2036, E-mail eoakley@trca.on.ca; Maureen Pogue, Credit Valley Conservation, Mobile 647-271-5643, email mpogue@creditvalleyca.ca

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