Introduction to Beekeeping – Basics For Someone New to Bees

The Brown County Beekeeping Association is happy to present INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING. Learn the essentials of beginning beekeeping!! The class will be presented in three sessions described below.

When:
January 12th, 2022 — 9:00am to 11:00pm (virtual via Zoom)
February 19th, 2022 — 8:00am to 11:00am (in-person, location: TBD)
and May 21th, 2022 8:00am to 10:00am (at the hive, location: Green Bay Botanical Gardens)
Online Registration:     Click here
How Much: $50 for an individual, $40 for additional family members
What: An understanding of:

  • Bee breeds and basic physiology
  • Bee development timeline and colony cycles
  • Hive types and basic beekeeping equipment
  • Hive location, purchasing bees and their installation
  • Bee diseases, parasites and how to treat them
  • Personal protection and annual hive maintenance
  • Hive assembly
  • Mite check
  • Package and nuc installation

Questions? Contact:    Dave Elsen  via e-mail   or  920-370-5281
Carl Fisher  info@browncountybeekeepers.com   920-497-4629

Space is limited.

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