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Beekeeping 101 – Dec 16, 2017

From: $115.00

We are upgrading our text book this year to Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping by Dewey Caron (a $55.00 value) With the purchase of the Honey of a Deal – 2 tickets for $195 you will receive ONE copy of Honey Bee Biology. We also provide a package of important reference materials on critical topics to get you started.

In addition to BK101 in the classroom we are including a Installation Demonstration, a BK101W Beekeeping Workshop, and a 2018 Burgh Bees Membership at no additional cost.

The class will be held on: December 16, 2017 8:00pm-3:00pm
There will be a short break for lunch. Please bring lunch with you.

Where: Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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This classroom based course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and beekeeping basics. The course covers honey bee castes, races, pests & diseases, beekeeping equipment, and seasonal management necessary for a successful first year.

We are upgrading our text book this year to Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping and we provide a package of reference materials on critical topics. In addition to BK101 in the classroom we are including the Installation Demonstration, BK101W Beekeeping Workshop, and a 2018 Burgh Bees Membership at no additional cost.

The Install Demo will show you how to install bees into a hive and the BK101 workshop will be a hands on event showing you how to inspect a hive. The Installation Demo and BK101W will be held at the Burgh Bees Community Apiary and scheduled in the spring as conditions permits. For more information, email info@BurghBees.com  Space is limited, So register today!

Cost:
Individual: $115 – Includes BK101 class, text book, package of reference materials, Install Demo, BK101 workshop, and a 2018 Burgh Bees Membership.

Honey of a Deal: $195 – Includes 2 seats in BK101 class, 1 text book, 1 package of reference handouts, 2 spots at the Install Demo, 2 spots at the BK101 workshop, and either a 2018 Family Membership or 2 Individual Memberships.

Dates: December 16, 2016 8:00pm-3:00pm

Instructors: Stephen Repasky, EAS Certified Master Beekeeper

Textbook: Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping by Dewey Caron & Larry Connor
Note:  A confirmation letter and directions will be mailed out once a registration with payment is received.

Exams: Brief quiz at the end of each session, graded in class by students.

Course Fee:  includes the textbook, which will be handed out to students at the class.

Payment: To reserve your place in the class, please register online or if you prefer send a check payable to Burgh Bees to: Burgh Bees – Beekeeping 101 (December) 2017, Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Individual, Honey of a Deal