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Education Programs

Explore Nature Preschool Conference

Event Date:  June 7, 2013 (All day) - June 8, 2013 (All day) Join us for our 2nd annual Nature Preschool Conference! Discuss the latest trends in nature based education, network with other child care professionals and organizations, and learn from the best. Teachers, educators, parents and anyone else who works with preschool-aged children are encouraged to attend. Register today! Friday and Saturday, June 7-8 Prices vary; $55-$180 Location Irvine Nature Center 11201 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Beekeeping Basics: How to Start Your Own Hive

Event Date:  March 16, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm Honey bees are fascinating to watch, and beekeeping is a great family activity. Plus, honeybees make gardens and fruit trees more productive, and the honey they produce is delicious! This 2-session course will cover everything you need in order to have thriving bees from the start, including equipment, honey bee biology, dealing with stings, year-round management, swarm control, diseases and honey extracting. Great for beginning and intermediate beekeepers, or anyone generally interested in honey bees.