The 2023 class is full.
If you would like to be on a waiting list, or to be contacted about future educational opportunities, please contact us at [email protected]
Basic Beekeeping 2023
An 8-week class covering fundamentals of beekeeping begins January 24. It meets Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The course is appropriate for folks brand new to beekeeping, or beekeepers with a season of experience. This team-taught class focuses on Langstroth hives.
- honey bee biology
- equipment, tools
- hive inspections and handling bees
- pest and disease issues
- varroa mite
- hive management through the seasons
- native bees and wasps
- locating hives
- ordering equipment and bees
- package or nuc installation and care
- re-queening and splitting colonies
- problem solving in your first year/s of beekeeping
- weather dependent hive inspections will be scheduled separately.
Dates: January 24 – March 14 2023
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Natural Resources Building, BOCO Fairgrounds, Longmont
Pre-registration required – fee is $145
Space is limited
This is an in-person class, there is no Zoom option. Masks are welcomed.
Register by emailing [email protected] including name, email, phone number and address. Payment by cash or check will be requested after space is confirmed.
Questions? Please contact us at [email protected]