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Who's Making Bird-Friendly Maple Products in Connecticut?

List of producers managing their forests to benefit birds. Note that some are smaller/family operations, so contact them before visiting!

What words come to mind when you think of maple syrup? Think birdier than "sticky" and "delicious" -- how about "bright red" and "full of song"?

Maple products come from forests managed in very different ways. By purchasing bird-friendly maple syrup, you are supporting producers who are committed to managing their forests in ways that benefit an incredible variety of nesting songbirds, including Scarlet Tanagers, Wood Thrushes, and Veeries.

Look for the Maple Managed for Birds label the next time you buy maple syrup! If you really want the perfect breakfast, sip on some Bird-Friendly Coffee too!

Producers managing their sugarbush for birds

Great Mountain Forest
Norfolk, CT
Contact: Matt Gallagher, info@greatmountainforest.org
https://greatmountainforest.org/

Sharon Audubon Center
Sharon, CT
Contact: Eileen Fielding, eileen.fielding@audubon.org
https://sharon.audubon.org/

The Wenzel Sugarhouse
Hebron, CT
Contact: Ron Wenzel, rlwenzel@snet.com

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