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Beginning in Beekeeping (3 sessions)




This is a three-session class for new beekeepers. We focus on the basic tasks used in managing a 1st year honeybee colony. Session one reviews biology & behavior, Session two covers seasonal management, and the third session demonstrates installation of bees into the hive, and introducing the queen. Includes textbook, handouts and 7.5 hrs of instruction. Fee $175.00

  • Session #1 – Sunday March 18th, 2018 1:00 – 3:30 PM “Biology & Behavior”.
  • Session #2 – Sunday April 1st, 2018 1:00 – 3:30 PM “Seasonal Management”.
  • Session #3 – Saturday April 21st, 2018 1:00 – 3:30 PM “Care & Feeding of your new Colony”. This date may change. We schedule this class with the arrival of the package bees – bee pickup schedule may change.