Introduction to beekeeping Class
This class is geared for the beginning beekeeper or someone who wants to learn more before they jump in. The class will be held at The HALL, 7132 Marine Rd, Edwardsville, IL 62025 on Saturday, February 19, 2022, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME. WE ARE PUTTING ATTENDEES ON A WAITING LIST IN CASE THERE ARE ANY OPENINGS. PLEASE REGISTER AND WE WILL BE IN TOUCH.
Cost is $55.00 for the first attendee and additional family members may attend for $25.00 per person. Fee includes lectures, continental breakfast, lunch, and handouts.
State of Illinois Covid -19 social distancing and face mask guidelines will be followed.
- Introductions and housekeeping
- Bee Biology and Colony Behavior
- Equipment you will need
- Your First Hive – acquiring bees and hive setup
- Opening and inspecting your hive
- Pest management
- The Beekeeping Year – season management activities
- Questions & Answers