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Introductory Beekeeping Course
February 16, 2017 @ 3:00 am - 1:00 pm$45.
So you want to be a Beekeeper?
3-part series: Thursdays, February 16, February 23, and March 2nd, 6:00-8:00 pm
Instructors: Randy Morgan, Emeritus Curator-Insectarium, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden; Phil Hucke, Certified Arborist, Ray Babcock, President- Southwestern Ohio Beekeepers Association
*All together over 55 years of beekeeping experience!
Cost: $45 for series (must register for entire series)
The amazing honey bee is an agriculturally-important pollinator threatened by many human activities. Beekeeping, the art and science of managing honey bees, is a fascinating hobby, fun backyard business and extensive agro-industry. This introductory course is intended to encourage and support interested non-beekeepers. Novice beekeepers are also welcome! Sign up now to learn about and experience the joy of beekeeping! This program will answer your questions about: Getting started, use of and ordering equipment, costs, where to place your bees, how to get your bees, protective clothing, etc.