Governor Signals Beginning of Maple Syrup Season by Tapping Blaine House Tree

March 9, 2015

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 09, 2015
Contact: John Bott, 207-287-3156

AUGUSTA – The Governor’s Tree Tapping is an annual tradition to promote Maine maple syrup and highlight its contributions to Maine’s economy.

Maine maple syrup producers will join Governor Paul R. LePage Tuesday in tapping a maple tree on the Blaine House lawn. The event also serves as a prelude to Maine Maple Sunday, which will celebrate its 32nd Anniversary on March 22.

Approximately 100 sugarhouses throughout the state are expected to participate in Maine Maple Sunday.

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 11:00 AM
Where: Blaine House Lawn