Introduction to Beekeeping Level 1

Honeybees are very tricky. Honey doesn’t make them stick. Find out how you can keep your own honeybees, collect your own sweet stickiness, enrich your garden, and save the world, all right in your own backyard. This course will explain the basics of beekeeping such as: equipment you will need, how to use the equipment, where and how to get bees and hives, where bees can be kept, what to do each month of the year, how to harvest honey, how to encourage native  bees, and everything else you need to know to decide whether you want to keep bees and how to get started if you do.
Instructor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. McCallister
Fee:. . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . … . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $79
Date: . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 30, February 6, 13, 20
Day:. . . . . . . . . . .. . . … . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thursday
Time:. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30-8:30 pm

Introduction to Beekeeping Level 2

The world is an unsettled place. Invest in gold. So you got the equipment, found some bees, and nurtured and watched them all summer. Now how do you get your hands on that liquid gold, and how do you keep the bees alive for another year? This course will explain the steps beekeepers need to take in the fall. How to get the honey away from the bees, equipment you will need to extract honey, how to use the equipment, what to do with the wax, how to clean up the honey.  What the bees are doing in the fall?  What the bees are doing in the winter?  How to help the bees get ready for winter.  How to help the bees survive over winter and everything else you need to know to finish your first year of beekeeping
Instructor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. McCallister
Fee:. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . … $79
Date: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . February 27, March 6, 13, 20
Day:. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thursday
Time:. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . … . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30-8:30 pm

 


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Upcoming Events

May
6
Wed
6:30 pm SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthl... @ North Pinery Firehouse
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthl... @ North Pinery Firehouse
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and[...]
7:00 pm Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange. Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim[...]
May
9
Sat
9:30 am BEEKEEPING 101 @ PACE Center
BEEKEEPING 101 @ PACE Center
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages: 16 and up Enjoy a fun, fast paced introduction into the world of beekeeping. Learn how to start and maintain a successful hive. You will be able to see and handle beginner kits and[...]
May
13
Wed
6:30 pm Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year. Other[...]
7:00 pm Mile Hive Bee Club @ Mercury Café
Mile Hive Bee Club @ Mercury Café
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hello Mile Hivers, April is here and we are already to the time for our April meeting. The Mile Hive will be meeting this WEDNESDAY April 8th from 7-9 at the Mercury Café. Many of[...]
May
16
Sat
10:00 am Natural Bee Guardianship Worksho...
Natural Bee Guardianship Worksho...
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Natural Bee Guardianship Workshops with Corwin Bell Carbondale, CO Held at Sustainable Settings Session l May 16, 2015 (Saturday) 10am -3pm (Potluck Lunch) $75 Session ll May 17, 2015 (Sunday) 10am -3pm (Potluck Lunch) $75[...]
May
17
Sun
10:00 am Natural Bee Guardianship Worksho...
Natural Bee Guardianship Worksho...
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Natural Bee Guardianship Workshops with Corwin Bell Carbondale, CO Held at Sustainable Settings Session l May 16, 2015 (Saturday) 10am -3pm (Potluck Lunch) $75 Session ll May 17, 2015 (Sunday) 10am -3pm (Potluck Lunch) $75[...]
12:30 pm An “Average Joe’s” Guide to Beek... @ Parker
An “Average Joe’s” Guide to Beek... @ Parker
May 17 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
An “Average Joe’s” Guide to Beekeeping – A Hands-on Workshop Series If you have an interest in bees, pollination and/or the environment, are new to beekeeping or just thinking of bee-coming a beekeeper and you’d like[...]
May
18
Mon
6:00 pm 4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthl... @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthl... @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store.
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
4 Corners Beekeeping Club Monthly Meeting @ Florida Baptist Church near Elmore's store. | Durango | Colorado | United States
[We meet every 3rd Monday except for November and December] Our guest speaker is a commercial beekeeper by the name of Tom Haefeli, great guy. I met him at the CSBA winter meeting last year.[...]
May
19
Tue
6:30 pm Cortez Bee Club Meeting @ Let It Grow Nursery, Cortez
Cortez Bee Club Meeting @ Let It Grow Nursery, Cortez
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cortez Folks, let’s try and hold our meeting next Tuesday, 23rd, 6:30 pm Let-it-Grow Nursery. I know everyone is busy as fall closes in. I hope everyone’s bees have had a good summer. I noticed[...]

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