Adventure in beekeeping Class schedule. For March and April, 2012.
Each class consists of two evenings of classroom instruction
and a hands on Apiary visit,scheduled separately
Class sizes will be limited to 6 persons for best one on one
instruction and results for the students. The Book, "First Lessons
In Beekeeping", is included in the price and may be picked up before
the class. Reading the book before class begins is recommended so the
students might ask better questions but is not necessary in order to
follow lectures, as lectures are not based on the book. Class prices
will be $100 per person. Please call to check availability of space in
each class as they fill quickly. Classes have been scheduled for either
weeknights or weekends to provide a variety of times to meet peoples
First Class: Weekend of April 6th 9:00am until 3:00pm
Second Class: Week Nights of April 13rd and 5th 9:00am until 3:00pm
**Please RSVP a week in advanced for Beekeeping Classes**
Class basic Outline.
2. Movie: "Tales from the bee hive" sure to get you excited about learning more about bees
3. Lecture on Biology and social make up of the honeybee colony, hive products
1. Ask questions and discuss bees
2. Lecture on Hive equipment and honeybee pests.
3. Movie: "Honey Comb" sure to get you wanting to get out and work bees already!
Hive management/handling demonstration.-
Don protective equipment
Observe hive bee-havior from afar.
Observe handling technique for the bees
Hands on identification of the biology of the hive-
Choose a have to observe
Enter hive and demonstrate proper handling of the bees
Identify parts of the hive.
Please call or stop in to reserve a spot for either of the four classes.
"Mistakes are inevitable. No matter how much reading you do, you learn that every garden
is unique, every animal is an individual and you have to be flexible. You persist, try to
figure out what went wrong and then try again." -Niemann
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