This VIRTUAL based course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and beekeeping basics. The course covers honey bee castes, races, pests & diseases, beekeeping equipment, and seasonal management necessary for a successful first year.
Included with the Course:
-Copy of “Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping”
-A package of reference materials on critical topics,
-An installation demonstration workshop in the spring and a 2023 (below description)
-Burgh Bees Membership
The installation demonstration will show you how to install bees into a hive and how to inspect a hive. The demonstration will be held at the Burgh Bees Community Apiary (Homewood) and scheduled in the spring 2023 as conditions permits.
Space is limited, So register today!
Individual: $115 – Includes BK101 class, textbook, package of reference materials, install demo, and a 2021 Burgh Bees Membership.
Honey of a Deal: $195 – Includes 2 virtual seats in BK101 class, 1 textbook, 1 package of reference handouts, 2 spots at the install demo, and a 2021 family membership or 2 individual memberships.
Beekeeping 101 Trainings
Date: Virtual Anytime (work at your own pace)
Location: Virtual ZOOM Video Conference
Instructor: Will include a variety of Burgh Bees Directors
Textbook: Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping by Dewey Caron & Larry Connor
Note: A confirmation letter and directions will be mailed out once a registration with payment is received.
Exams: Brief quiz at the end of each session, graded in class by students.
Course Fee: includes the textbook, which will be available for pick up before the class, at Human Animal Rescue located at 6926 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Payment: To reserve your place in the class, please register online here or if you prefer send a check payable to Burgh Bees to the following address:
Burgh Bees – Beekeeping 101 (2023) P.O. Box 90008, Pittsburgh, PA 15224