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Introduction to Bee Keeping Workshop
March 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
This workshop, by the Northwest Ohio Beekeeping Association, is designed for people who would like to get started in beekeeping, those who have had previous beekeeping experience and want to get back into beekeeping, and those who just want to know about it more before taking the plunge. Topics will include basic honeybee biology, races of bees, package bees versus nucs, and where to get bees; how to start a hive, new and used equipment, keeping bees in a residential setting, feeding, inspections, swarm control, disease and pest management, producing honey and other hive products, and overwintering. Information on package bees, nuc and equipment vendors will be available at the workshop.
Recommended for ages 12 and up; children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Free; but click here to register by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, March 16.