Workshops & Training

about2We annually offer workshops and training opportunities for landowners, teachers and the general public on varied subjects.  Subjects vary from chainsaw safety, tree and plant identification, forest land planning, controlling invasive species, encouraging wildlife, to curricula for teachers to use with students.

Refer to the Events Calendar to see what is on the agenda.

Maple Sugaring Class

The traditions of maple sugaring have been part of Wisconsin’s history for many centuries. This program focuses on the process of making maple syrup and the rich Native American history behind this tradition. Participants will learn tree identification, how to properly tap a maple tree, the process of sap-to-syrup, and the traditional sugaring techniques.
maple sap spout

Ticket Cost: $7 for Adults – $5 for children under 13
Date: Saturday March 13th
Leader: Nancy Carlson
Class A: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Class B: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Seno Woodland Center
3606 Dyer Lake Road
Burlington, WI 53105
Get directions here.

NOTE: Each class is limited to 10 people.

Register for the Maple Sugaring Class

To Register for a maple sugaring class, please follow the steps below:

  1. Contact Nancy Carlson via email ( with the following information:
    • Which class (ie, time slot) you wish to attend
    • Number of adults and children under 13 you wish to register
    • Your full names and an email address
  2. You will receive an email response instructing you to register all members of your party for a class. The response will include your total cost for all participants and a link to a page for payment.
  3. Once payment is received, you will receive a confirmation email. Note there will be no refunds should you be unable to attend the event for any reason.

Since this is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather.

NOTE: If it is too inclement (eg; blizzard, heavy rain, polar vortex), the classes will be rescheduled and registrants will be notified of the new date.

We look forward to seeing you there!