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Tree Tapping Laborer

Perform tasks to collect sugar, oleoresin, or other tree sap.

What does a Tree Tapping Laborer do?

Performs any combination of following tasks to collect sugar, oleoresin, or other tree sap: Cuts or bores tap in face of tree, using auger, ax, hack or other handtool. Inserts spout or trough into tap and hangs or nails receptacle under tap. Dumps filled receptacles into collection barrel, tank, or similar container and transports to central collection point. May gather scrape at end of season, using hand scraper. May rake leaves and other debris to clear trees for tapping and lessen fire hazard.