How to Identify Sugar Maple Trees"The sugar maple tree (Acer saccharum) grows abundantly in the northeastern part of North America. Sugar maples produce strong, versatile timber and yield maple syrup - both commodities contribute considerably to the economy of the region"
Make your own maple syrup! Part I explained how to identify the trees and collect the sap, and this part details how to boil off the sap, and how to filter and can the syrup. Also covers info on color and flavor.
Trees provide more than just shade or materials to build a shelter. In a survival situation, they can be literally life-saving. Here are a few of the most common and how they can be used. White birch (paper birch) • Sweet drinkable sap that does not ne