It’s maple syrup season in the state of Iowa. Rich Patterson, the Director of the Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids, teaches people how to tap trees. He says making maple syrup from your own tree is simple, and it taste delicious.Patterson says tapping trees for maple syrup was once quite common in Iowa, and is making a slow comeback.Patterson says getting out in nature and collecting maple syrup is very educational, but also just down right fun. The Indian Creek Nature Center will hold the seventeenth annual Maple Syrup Festival in Cedar Rapids March fourth and fifth.