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.
Prior to January 14th, 2023 — view three video to prepare for the in person class. No more than 2 hours of video to watch
January 14th, 2023 — 8:00am to 2:00pm (in-person, location: TBD, near Green Bay Botanical Gardens)
and May 20th, 2023 8:00am to 10:00am (at the hive, location: Green Bay Botanical Gardens). Click for a map to the location.
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
Space is limited.