Intro Class Handouts

The following documents are provided to supplement the information contained in the Introduction to Beekeeping class.

2023 President’s Welcome Video (3 minutes)

2023 First Time Beekeeper’s Story (XX minutes)

2023 – Learn about the life cycle and jobs performed by bees

Welcome Video

First Time Beekeeper Video

Bee Biology Video


Questions and answers that are generally on the mind of a first year beekeeper.

A month by month guide to expected bee activity and potential beekeeper actions. Written specifically for Northeast WI.

A list of quality bee books with short write-up about what to expect from the books.

The club has compiled a list of required and optional equipment for a beginning beekeeper. We kept an eye on successful beekeeping and on cost.

Link for treatment options for controlling mites. This document is produced by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection for use in Wisconsin.