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Backyard Agriculture: Beekeeping Basics, 1 of 3 (Thursday night)

January 16, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$40

Discover everything you need to know to start your own apiary and take care of your bees year-round with JoAnne Sabin of the Minnesota Hobby Beekeepers Association and Honey Bee Club of Stillwater. Learn honeybee biology and behavior, equipment and desired apiary location characteristics, hive management for year 1 and year 2, (including package or nuc installation, feeding, colony inspections, swarm prevention, disease, pests, mite management, reversals, splits, winter prep, and spring care of survivor colonies), and how to harvest honey.

This is a 9-hour course, consisting of three consecutive Thursday night sessions. Each class is held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The price includes all three sessions.

Activity number 211301-01   The registration website will become active closer to the class date.

Venue

Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitor Center
Lebanon Hills · 860 Cliff Road
Eagan,MN55123
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Phone:
(651) 554-6530
Website:
https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/parks/parksTrails/LebanonHills/Pages/lebanon-hills-visitor-center.aspx

Organizer

Dakota County Parks
Phone:
(651) 554-6536
Email:
Autumn.Hubbell@co.dakota.mn.us
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