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The Art of Beekeeping in Northern Climates (Beekeeping Basics, St. Paul) Thursdays

February 13, 2020, 6:00 pm - February 27, 2020, 9:00 pm

$49

Whether you wish to create a sustainable future in beekeeping or simply prefer it as a hobby, this three session workshop will address everything you need to practice the art of beekeeping including:

  • Honey bee behavior and biology
  • Getting started, including: equipment, apiary site characteristics, and installing a bee package or nucleus colony
  • Managing honeybees throughout the year: spring, summer and fall including inspections (what is normal, identifying problems and intervening)
  • Extracting honey
  • Preparing your hives for winter
  • Managing 2nd year (survivor) colonies.

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.

Instructor: JoAnne Sabin has been a beekeeper since 2005 and is a member of the Minnesota Hobby Beekeepers Association and the Honey Bee Club of Stillwater.

Location: 975 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN 55116

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Start:
February 13, 2020, 6:00 pm
End:
February 27, 2020, 9:00 pm
Cost:
$49
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Venue

Highland Park Middle School
975 Snelling Avenue South
St. Paul,MN55116
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Phone:
(651) 744-3072

Organizer

Katy Mommaerts
Phone:
(651) 744-3072
Email:
commed@spps.org
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