Bee School will be held in 4 sessions. You have the option of registering for all 4 classes for only $45/person. You can register for any single class for $20/person. Since all classes are being recorded, if you register for all 4 classes you will receive a link to any past sessions.
The sessions are as follows:
February 18, 2021 7-9pm: (Recorded) Intro to beekeeping, equipment, obtaining bees, installing and caring for your bees .
May 13, 2021 7-9pm: (Register for this or ALL classes below) Spring management, honey bee biology, reading frames and evaluating your bees, varroa mites and management, honey/nectar flow and dearth.
July 15, 2021 7-9pm: (Follow the link to register for this class only) Honey harvest, robbing behavior, queen events, disease and pest management, Integrated Pest Management strategies.
September 16, 2021 7-9pm: (Follow the link to register for this class only) Fall and Winter management, feeding protein and carbohydrates, mite management, dead-out hive autopsies.
The textbook used for this class is Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping (2013) by Dewey Caron and Lawrence John Connor. We are selling it for $40. You will have the option of adding the book to your class registration.