Beginner Beekeeping Course classroom with students and beekeeper teachingBeginner Beekeeping Course classroom with students and beekeeper teaching

Beekeeping Education

Beginner Beekeeping Course student in the bee yard inspecting honey bee hive frames of beesBeginner Beekeeping Course student in the bee yard inspecting honey bee hive frames of bees

Beekeeping Education

Beginner Beekeeping Course students in the bee yard installing a nucleus colony into the a beehiveBeginner Beekeeping Course students in the bee yard installing a nucleus colony into the a beehive

Beekeeping Education

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Beekeeping Education

Beginner Beekeeping Theory Course (Part 1)
Beginner Beekeeping Theory Course (Part 1)

Beginner Beekeeping Theory Course (Part 1)

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May 4th & 5th 2023, (Thursday/ Friday) 6pm-8:30pm
Summary:

This beginner beekeeping theory course covers the basic theory needed to successfully get started and manage your first season of beekeeping. The theory will be provided ONLINE over two engaging and interactive evening sessions. 

Theory:
This multi-day Beginner Beekeeping Theory Course covers the foundation needed to understand the theory of:
  • beekeeping equipment and tools
  • costs (your investments)
  • beekeeping season (timeline and duties)
  • integrated pest management (disease, virus, and mite management)
  • how a colony operates (what to expect and risk management)
  • honey harvest
  • winter preparations (mite checks and treatment, supplemental feeding)
  • wintering (protective wraps)
  • second season spring management (introduction)
  • responsible beekeeping
  • bee regulation (your rights and responsibilities)
  • bee inspectors (how they support beekeepers)
  • hive registrations (your requirements, how they benefit beekeepers)
  • the beekeeping community, and resources, etc.

 

Outcome: Participants will develop a theoretical knowledge of beekeeping confidently and responsibly and/ or improve their beginner level beekeeping practices.

The Beginner Beekeeping Theory Course is Part 1 of a 2 part Beginner Beekeeper Course. Part 2 is a Practical small group hands on learning experience in the bee yard. 

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