In this Wednesday, March 13, 2019, photo, Ruth Goodrich of Goodrich's Maple Farm in Danville, Vt., holds squirrel-damaged maple sap tubing, right, and new tubing, left, in the farm's equipment shop. An abundant squirrel population is wreaking havoc on some maple operations in the Northeast as the season gets off to a late start.
In this Wednesday, March 13, 2019, photo, Ruth Goodrich of Goodrich's Maple Farm in Danville, Vt., holds squirrel-damaged maple sap tubing, right, and new tubing, left, in the farm's equipment shop. An abundant squirrel population is wreaking havoc on some maple operations in the Northeast as the season gets off to a late start. Lisa Rathke AP Photo
In this Wednesday, March 13, 2019, photo, Ruth Goodrich of Goodrich's Maple Farm in Danville, Vt., holds squirrel-damaged maple sap tubing, right, and new tubing, left, in the farm's equipment shop. An abundant squirrel population is wreaking havoc on some maple operations in the Northeast as the season gets off to a late start. Lisa Rathke AP Photo