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2023 Bee School

  • 1 Mar 2023
  • 6 Mar 2023
  • 3 sessions
  • 1 Mar 2023, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (PST)
  • 2 Mar 2023, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (PST)
  • 6 Mar 2023, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM (PST)
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Bee School will be held in 3 online Zoom sessions:

March 1, 2023 6:30-8:30pm: Intro to beekeeping, equipment, obtaining bees, installing and caring for your bees. Spring and Summer management,

March 2, 2023 6:30-8:30pm:  Honey bee biology, reading frames and evaluating your bees, varroa mites and mite management.

March 6, 2023 6:30-8:30pm: Beekeeping seasons. honey/nectar flow and dearth. Honey harvest, robbing behavior, queen events, disease and pest management, Integrated Pest Management strategies. Fall and Winter management, feeding protein and carbohydrates, mite management, dead-out hive autopsies. 

If you are registering past the date of any session or miss a class session you will receive a link to watch the archived class recordings.

Recommended books:

The Beekeepers Handbook by Diana Sammataro

Beekeeping For Dummies by Howland Blackiston

Note: Bee School requires membership before registering.

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