Beekeeping 101 starts Monday, January 19th

This three evening classroom-based course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and basic approaches to beekeeping. The course will include: an overview of honey bee castes and races, a discussion of bee biology in order to understand the challenges facing honey bees, and an overview of the basic equipment necessary for successful beekeeping. The goal is for students to learn how to keep bees for the first year. The three classes will be held on: Monday January 19th, Wednesday January 21th and Monday January 26th 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Where: Penn State Extension of Allegheny County, 400 N Lexington St, 3rd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Register Here - Beekeeping 101 - Winter Session

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Burgh Bees Beekeeping 101 Class

This is a three-day comprehensive beginner beekeeping class to be held on: Monday, January 23rd, Wednesday, January 25th, and Monday, January 30th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM each night. (Space is limited, so please register early) This classroom-based course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and basic approaches to beekeeping. The course will include:  an overview of honey bee castes and races, a discussion of bee biology in order to understand the challenges facing honey bees, and an overview of the basic equipment necessary for successful beekeeping. The goal is for students to learn how to keep bees for the first year. For more details, please view the course description PDF located here.  Within this document you will find further information about the class, as well as specifics about how to register. Penn State Extension of Allegheny County 400 North Lexington Street, 3rd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15208-2585

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Burgh Bees Beekeeping 102 Class

This is a one-day class to be held on: Saturday, March 10th from 8:00 AM until 2:30 PM. (Space is limited, so please register early) This classroom-based course offers new beekeepers detailed information about what to expect during their second year of beekeeping. The course will include: an overview of seasonal management issues, with a strong focus on swarm management. The goal is for students to learn how to maximize hive health and productivity. For more details, please view the course description PDF located here.  Within this document you will find further information about the class, as well as specifics about how to register. Location:  Penn State Extension of Allegheny County 400 North Lexington Street, 3rd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15208-2585

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