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"Your First Year of Beekeeping"
A six 3-hour class meetings offered by the Lewis County Beekeepers Association.
For beginners: learn to keep bees successfully in southwest Washington’s unique conditions.
Topics: basic bee biology/behavior, equipment & apiary set-up, seasonal management, identifying & managing parasites & diseases, honey harvesting, over-wintering, & more. Students completing the course earn LCBA’s diploma.
Lewis County Beekeepers’ Association’s manual lays out basics for beginners; LCBA’s Power Points & demonstration materials supplement manual with visuals. In-class Q&A welcome; children welcome, too.
Course Instructors: LCBA board members with many years of beekeeping experience:
LCBA’s free Mentor Workshops give hands-on guidance in working bees. Students who join LCBA are eligible for discounts on spring package / nuc bee orders & free consultations with an individual “bee mentor.”
How to Register:
Registration costs $55 and goes to Lewis County Beekeepers Association. Look for the Winter Centralia College Continuing Education pamplet to register.
Questions? Email Noel Sharp: firstname.lastname@example.org
To read about bees & beekeeping, click here for "Beekeeping Basics," a valuable guide by the Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research & Extension Consortium (MAAREC).
Arena Flowers' "Ultimate Guide to Beekeeping" gives a helpful overview of beekeeping history, how to prepare to keep bees, & some management basics.
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