• beginning beekeeping

Beekeeping 101 (Winter February 4th)

$100.00

This One Day Classroom-based course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and basic approaches to beekeeping. The course will include: an overview of honey bee castes and races, a discussion of bee biology in order to understand the challenges facing honey bees, and an overview of the basic equipment necessary for successful beekeeping. The goal is for students to learn how to keep bees for the first year.

The class will be held on: February 4th from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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

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Product Description

This classroom-based ONE DAY course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and basic approaches to beekeeping. The course will include: an overview of honey bee castes and races, a discussion of bee biology in order to understand the challenges facing honey bees, and an overview of the basic equipment necessary for successful beekeeping. The goal is for students to learn how to keep bees for the first year. For more information, email info@BurghBees.com  Space is limited, So register today!

Dates: WINTER February 4th (8:00am-4:30pm)

Instructors: Local Burgh Bees Beekeepers

Textbook: Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees and a package of reference materials will be provided at the class.

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

Course Fee:  includes the textbook

Refunds: Full refund up to one week before class, 50% credit toward a future class if notice that a student is unable to attend is received less than one week before the start of 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 (Winter) 2017, Penn State Center, Attn. Burgh Bees, 1435 Bedford Ave, Suite A: Pittsburgh, PA. 15219

Notes: Notes: Free parking is available in the facility parking lot. Food and beverages are not allowed in the classrooms. Beverages and snacks will be provided before class and at breaks in the kitchen area. The weekend classes will include a lunch break. It is recommended you bring a lunch, but there are places in the local area where you can go for lunch if you like. The evening classes will not have a dinner break, but you want more than a snack you can bring something to eat during the break.