Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Beekeeping School Offered at Duke Gardens Starting January

The Durham County Beekeepers Association will be offering a 10 week bee school every Monday starting January 19, 2015, at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Seminar Topics include: "Getting Started in Beekeeping," "Bee and Keeper Activity Timeline," "Equipment," "Products of the Hive," "Anatomy," "Genetics," "Communication," "Bee Health and Nutrition." 

On Sat., March 28 a field day will focus on hands-on learning in the hives and opportunity to take Practical and Written Exam for NC Certified Beekeeper certification. 

DCBA Instructors: Donna Devanney, Liz Lindsey, Serena Reavis, Matthew Yearout, Gayle Young, NC Apiary Inspectors, and more local subject experts.  

The cost is $50, which comes with a membership to DCBA and a copy of First Lessons in Beekeeping. All registration proceeds benefit the Durham County Beekeepers To register, please contact the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 919-684-3698.

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