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. This course includes hands-on work in the apiary and is taught by renowned naturalist and Master Beekeeper Steve McDaniel.
Saturday, March 15th and 22nd
9:00a.m – 4:00p.m
$40 members, $50 non-member
Couples: $60 members, $75 non-members