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The Art of Beekeeping in Northern Climates (Beekeeping Basics)

February 13, 6:00 pm - February 27, 9:00 pm CST

$49

Whether you wish to create a sustainable future in beekeeping or simply prefer it as a hobby, this three session workshop will address everything you need to practice the art of beekeeping including:

  • Honey bee behavior and biology
  • getting started, including: equipment, apiary site characteristics, and installing a bee package or nucleus colony
  • managing honeybees throughout the year: spring, summer and fall including inspections (what is normal, identifying problems and intervening)
  • extracting honey
  • preparing your hives for winter
  • managing 2nd year (survivor) colonies.

This is a 9-hour course, consisting of three consecutive Wednesday night sessions. Each class is held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Instructor JoAnne Sabin has been a beekeeper since 2005 and is a member of the Minnesota Hobby Beekeepers Association and the Honey Bee Club of Stillwater.

Details

Start:
February 13, 6:00 pm
End:
February 27, 9:00 pm
Cost:
$49
Event Category:
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Venue

Harding High School
1540 E. Sixth Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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Website:
https://www.spps.org/commed

Organizer

Katy Mommaerts
Phone:
(651) 744-3072
Email:
commed@spps.org