Beginner Beekeeping Course Online - You will received an access link e-mailed to you within 24 hours of signing up.
Objective: This course is for aspiring new beekeepers, established beekeepers who wish to broaden their base of knowledge, and members of the community who desire a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to competently manage a colony of honeybees. This is an online course that you will be able to take at your own pace. Course content will be added to this course, by our instructors, throughout the spring. Stay tuned to your e-mail because our instructors will be holding live zoom meeting "office hours" in case you have questions about the course content. Live Zoom meeting are typically held on Saturday mornings @ 10am.
Topics discussed in this course include:
- History of Beekeeping
- Honeybee biology
- Anatomy of a hive
- Tools of the trade
- Beekeeping ordinance for the city of Los Angeles
- Setting up an urban apiary
- The Beekeeper's Season in Southern California
- Inspection techniques
- Diseases, Pests and Pathogens
- Troubleshooting problems in the hive/situational awareness