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Beekeeping Class-Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

January 27, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

According to the USDA, honeybee populations have decreased by more than 50% in the last 60 years and the loss has accelerated in the past year! If you want to help the fight against this alarming epidemic, join us for a class on beekeeping and learn how to produce honey in your own backyard!

Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping will focus on the principles of beekeeping including:

  • the history of beekeeping
  • honeybee biology
  • plant/pollinator relationships
  • essential equipment and requirements
  • By the end of this course, individuals will be able to start beekeeping as a hobby and be able to help experienced beekeepers in the management of hives.

    Class will be taught by a Midwest Master beekeeper and will take place in the library in the mansion. Please park in the main parking lot.

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    Date:
    January 27, 2018
    Time:
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM