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Beginning Beekeeping Course Registration
If you are seriously considering keeping honey bees, or have decided to start this spring, this is the course for you! The 6-session Beginning Beekeeper Course will give you the detailed information you need to get started.
The course includes a hands-on field day. A sample of the topics covered includes:
Getting Started in Beekeeping – What you need
Apiary Site Locations, Zoning laws, State registration
Honey Bee Biology and Behavior
Swarming and Its Prevention
Management and best practices for new colonies
Products of the Hive
Feeding Bees and Local Nectar and Pollen Plants
Honey Bee Pests, Diseases, and Other Problems
And much more – Including demonstrations and hands-on opportunities
Registration for the ONLINE 2021 Beginning Beekeeping Course is OPEN!
Space is limited. Details for accessing the sessions will be sent to paid registrants.
When: Starting Wednesday, February 3, 2021
for six consecutive Wednesdays
(7 - 9:15 PM) plus one field day
Registration: $50 Individual, $75 for couple/family
Seats in the live session are sold out; only online registration is available.
Complete this form to register for the online Beginning Beekeeping course, then select the Submit button to go to the payment page.
Note: Please format your phone number as xxx-xxx-xxxx
There is no additional charge for children for the online sessions with a family registration.
Don't forget to get the textbook!. (See the left column for info)
# of Children (0 to 4):
You will need to obtain a copy of The Beekeeper's Handbook, 4th edition, by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile for the course. You can find or order the book at most booksellers.