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Introduction to Beekeeping

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Brown County Beekeeping Association is happy to present INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING.  Learn the essentials of beginning beekeeping !!

Where: Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Specific location TBD

Online Registration:     Click here

How Much: $55 for an individual, $45 for additional family members
Includes: Light snacks, refreshments and lunch
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

And hands-on experience with (not with live bees!):

  • Hive assembly
  • Mite check
  • Package and nuc installation

Questions? Contact:    Dave Elsen  via e-mail   or  920-370-5281
Carl Fisher  carlfisher22@gmail.com    920-497-4629

Intro to Beekeeping ClassSpace is limited.

Refunds allowed if notification received prior to Saturday January 12, 2019.



We will put up signs to help guide you.

Online Registration:     Click here


January 18, 2020
8:00 am - 4:00 pm