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Whether you are brand new to beekeeping or already have some experience, Bee School is an essential first step on the road to becoming a skilled, well-informed beekeeper. Get a great introduction on how to keep bees in our unique Willamette Valley climate from local experts with many years of combined experience. (Scroll down for tentative schedule).
Enjoy a day of seminars with us and browse our selection of beekeeping equipment and supplies at Shonnard’s Nursery, connect with members of the Linn-Benton Beekeepers Association, order your package bees or nucs for 2017, and enjoy a delicious box lunch on site (additional charge). Please note that this is a lecture-based event – no protective gear needed!
2017 BEE SCHOOL
Date: Saturday February 25th, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Fitness Over 50, located directly west of Shonnard’s Nursery at 6600 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis
Contact: 541-929-3524 or email@example.com
$60 Family (maximum 2 from same household)
Please contact us if you are a current paid member of LBBA – a $5 off coupon code is available
Box lunches are available for an additional charge of $10 – please select from your choice of vegetarian, turkey, or roast beef.
Tentative schedule (subject to minor changes):
|9:15 AM||Getting Started in Beekeeping and Equipment Overview|
|10:40 AM||Beekeeping Through the Seasons|
|12:00 PM||Lunch Break|
|1:00 PM||Construction Techniques|
|2:00 PM||Varroa Management|
|3:15 PM||Enhancing Forage for Bees|