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Beginning Beekeeping Six Week Course - Starts May 1, 2022

$250.00

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Objective: This six-week 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...

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Objective: This six-week 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.

Topics:  Upon completion, students will be expected to demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of ten crucial areas of study including:
1.    History of Beekeeping 
2.    Honeybee Biology
3.    Anatomy of a Hive
4.    Tools of the Trade
5.    Inspection Techniques
6.    Beekeeping Ordinance for Los Angeles.
7.    Diseases, Pests and Pathogens 
8.    The Beekeeper’s Season in Southern California
9.    Setting Up an Urban Apiary
10.    Troubleshooting Problems in the Hive/Situational Awareness

Location: All classes are held on Sunday and will take place at The Valley Hive located at 10538 Topanga Cyn Blvd in Chatsworth. Class will meet from 2pm – 4pm

Class Dates: May 1st, May 8th, May 15th, May 22nd, June 5th, June 12th

Additionally: Two hours of lab work in our apiary is required to pass the class.  Apiary availability will be sent out to students. Students are expected to make the time to accompany a Valley Hive Beekeeper during a typical inspection at one of our apiaries.

Required material: The Valley Hive will provide the required textbook for this course, “The Backyard Beekeeper” by Kim Flottum.  Students will also be provided with a binder which will be filled with material and notes throughout the course.  Participation in completing the “Bee Binder” is mandatory to successfully passing the course.

Price: $250.00 

Refunds:  We regret that we will not be able to offer refunds after the first class has started.

Six Week Beekeeping Course: Session 2 - May 1st, May 8th, May 15th, May 22nd, June 5th, June 12th

 
Sunday,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday
January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December
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Beginning Beekeeping Six Week Course - Starts May 1, 2022

$250.00