New to Beekeeping? Sign up for our beekeeping class taught by a local bee expert. This two hour class will cover everything you need to know about beekeeping, including: hive preparation, installing a bee package, how to use beekeeping equipment, feeding your new bees and hive inspections.
The cost is $35.
- IN PERSON: Sign up at Wardle Feed at the checkout desk
- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
- CALL: 303-424-6455 and ask to sign up for beekeeping class
Class II: Understanding the Bees
Date: Sunday, April 7th Time: 9:00-12:00
In this class we will focus on basic honeybee biology, the caste and rolls of bees that live in a colony and cover the ecology of honeybees. In the lab we will learn about hive preparation, location, how to install packaged bees or swarms, and what to look for in your new expanding colony.
Featuring Miles McGaughey, Boulder County Beekeepers Association president on making splits and nucs.
Bob Hasse (Bee Bob) will be discussing getting ready for spring and will be talking about splitting hives and swarms. Bob’s talks are always well done and we’re lucky to have him as a resource!
CSBA President Beth Conrey will speak on the swarm hotline.