UMaine Extension offers ​intermediate ​beekeeping course

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a six-session intermediate beekeeping course on Wednesdays, March 22 – April  26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias.

The course, taught by Master Beekeeper Andrew Dewey, is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of hands-on experience and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in the Washington County area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on class discussions, and for the instructor to post additional resources, including articles and video links .

Course fee is $50 per person, or per couple if willing to share materials. Enrollment is limited to  10 people. Registration deadline is  March 15. Register and find more information online or email To request a disability accommodation, call 1.800.287.1542 (in state) or 207.255.3345.