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5-Week Beginner Bee School, 2018, Machias

$60.00

Wednesdays, January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 2018 (snow date of February 28)

University of Maine at Machias, Science Building, Room 102

This 5-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in downeast Maine. Registration fee includes The Bee-Sentials Field Guide by Lawrence J. Conner with Robert Muir.

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Program Description

Wednesdays, January 24, 31, February 7, 14 and 21 (snow date of February 28)
University of Maine at Machias, Science Building, Room 102
Participants in this 5-week introductory beekeeping course will learn about the:
  • honey bee colony;
  • constructing hives;
  • spring, summer and fall management;
  • honey production;
  • wintering hives;
  • identification and control of brood diseases; and
  • parasites and predators.

Beginner Bee School instructor is Andrew Dewy,Washington County Beekeepers Association.

For more information, visit the UMaine Extension Washington County Beekeeping School Classes Website.

For scholarship information and availability, contact Tara Wood at 207.255.3345.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Tara Wood at 207.255.3345 or 800.287.1542(in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

Program Details

Date

Wednesday, January 24, 31, February 7, 14, and 21, 2018 (snow date- February 28)

Location

University of Maine at Machias, Science Building, Room 102

Time

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Contact Name

Tara Wood, UMaine Extension Staff

Contact Email

tara.a.wood@maine.edu

Contact phone

207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 (in Maine)

Instructor

Andrew Dewey, Master Beekeeper and Washington County Beekeepers Association

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