Thursday, January 13, 2011

Beekeeping Courses

Dates announced. (3) Beginner courses: Jan 26, Feb 9, Feb 23 and (2) Intermediate courses: Mar 16, Mar 30.

Classes will be held at the UW-Fond du Lac campus again -2nd floor "extension" classroom. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Beginner courses will cover everything to GET STARTED - getting acquainted with bees, terminology, equipment, resources, purchasing bees, etc....over THREE class nights. They're held at this time of year so that you have time to build hives and order bees.

Intermediate courses will cover THE SECOND YEAR HIVE and BEYOND. Now that you have a year or so under your belt - we can discuss keeping the bees HEALTHY and IN THE BOX (swarming), etc. The second class, we'll be sharing some "advanced" topics....splits, nucs, requeening, queen rearing, etc.

Contact: UWFDL Extension: 920-929-3171. Pre-registration by Jan 18 - Registration limited to 40!

Cost: (3) BEGINNING classes - $36/person; $54/couple; $8/highschool or college student (materials)
(2) INTERMEDIATE classes - $24/person; $36/couple; $5/highschool or college student (materials)

Hope to see you there!

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