Beginning Beekeeping Course. Learn sustainable beekeeping with an emphasis on chemical-free practices from the experts over three consecutive Saturday half-days. An optional fourth Saturday open hive demonstration in the bee yard and equipment assembly workshop followed by a graduation luncheon is included. |
Topics include: Beekeeping Equipment & Protective Gear, Honey Bee Biology, the Colony & Getting Started, Honey Bee Pests & Diseases - Their Prevention and Control, Seasonal Hive Management and Honey Production and Other Hive Products
Tuition includes MAAREC Beekeeping Basics,additional beekeeping publications, refreshments each day and a five-month Guild membership from February 8, 2014 to June 30, 2014. $20 tuition available for additional students in the same household not receiving reference materials. Minor children must be accompanied by a paying adult.
This course fulfills the educational requirement of six (6) hours of classroom instruction in introductory beekeeping training for the qualified level of the Virginia Master Beekeeper Program.
Virginia Wesleyan College (View)
1584 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk, VA 23502
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|