Executive Committee member and Bee Culture columnist, Ed Colby, will be speaking in Aspen.
Cost: $70 for students, $80 for individuals, $90 for families
Course content recommended for children over 12.
Learn a new hobby this spring! The Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association offers a beekeeping course that will provide beginners with enough knowledge and assistance to assemble a bee hive, populate it with bees and safely manage the hive. Students also have the option to purchase bees and beekeeping equipment at reduced prices through the association.
For more information or to enroll: call Carolina Nyarady (970) 663-7305 or
The session on Saturday 1/19 will not be at the REA building. It is tentatively set for ‘The Ranch’ at the Larimer County Fairgrounds. please contact Caroline for more details or follow updates on the NCBA website: nocobees.org
At To Bee or Not To Bee
Gregg will be holding his information-packed beekeeping classes again this year. The cost is $75.00. Each class runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a 1-hour break for lunch. Please bring paper and pen to take notes. Classes are held next-door to our store, and weather permitting, afternoon classes will be also held at several hive locations. To make a reservation or for more information, contact Gregg directly at (720) 934-6176 or visit his website, Rocky Mountain Bee Removal Rescue Education.
Beginning Beekeeping Classes. Register now to learn everything you need to know for your first year of beekeeping. (Each of these is a one-time class; this is not a series.):
This is class 1 and 2 which are held on Saturday morning. There is a final class held on Friday evening, February 8th from 6-9 pm.
All classes will be held at the Exhibition Hall at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.
The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.
A Beginner’s Year
The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
Honey Bee Biology
Bees & Wasps of Colorado
Honey Bee Pests, Predators & Diseases
Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
The Hardware of Beekeeping
The Beekeeper’s Year