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April Fool's: New England Suffers Maple Woes

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April Fool's: New England Suffers Maple Woes

April Fool's: New England Suffers Maple Woes

April Fool's: New England Suffers Maple Woes

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April Fool's: Maple-syrup maker Ryan Tilley braves a forest aflame with exploded maple to tap his trees. hide caption

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A downturn in the maple syrup market is having harmful side effects for trees in northern New England. For the first time in decades, the maples are remaining untapped, with sometimes-dangerous results.

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