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Advanced Beekeeping: Swarming and Swarm Management 2022 (webinar)

$35.00

Thursdays, March 3rd & 10th, 2022

6 PM – 8:30 PM

Registration closes at 4 PM on March 3rd

This five-hour class will cover swarming in depth.  We will discuss the different types of swarms, swarm biology and behavior, and how to manage the swarming impulses in your colonies.  We will also cover swarm trap building and use, swarm management and prevention, and swarm collecting.
This class focuses on understanding the natural causes and benefits of swarming, and encourages participants to embrace and utilize the natural reproductive instincts of colonies to improve colony health and apiary success.

Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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Program Description

This five-hour class is split into two sessions and will cover swarming in depth. We will discuss the different types of swarms, swarm biology and behavior, and how to manage the swarming impulses in your colonies. We will also cover swarm trap building and use, swarm management and prevention, and swarm collecting.

This class focuses on understanding the natural causes and benefits of swarming, and encourages participants to embrace and utilize the natural reproductive instincts of colonies to improve colony health and apiary success.

Instructor: Erin MacGregor-Forbes, EAS Certified Master Beekeeper

The course fee is $35

Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Becky Gray, UMaine Extension staff, by email or call our office at 207.781.6099 or 800.287.1471 (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.

Requests for refunds must be received 7 days prior to the start of class.

Program Details

Date

Thursdays, March 3rd & March 10th

Time

6:00pm-8:30pm

Location

ONLINE

Contact Name

Becky Gray, UMaine Extension Staff

Contact Email

rebecca.gray@maine.edu

Contact Phone

207.781.6099

Instructor

Master Beekeeper Erin MacGregor Forbes

Customer Support

Staff support is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. via phone 207.781.6099 or email to extension.agcumberland@maine.edu

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