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Miami County Beginner Beekeeping Class 2020
February 1 @ 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Learn the basics of beekeeping in this two-class series led by Lydia Pleiman, and Terry Lieberman-Smith, Ohio State Beekeepers Association Beekeeper of the Year 2013.
The first class held on February 1 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. will focus on the following topics: -birds and bees -what you will need to keep bees -frame and box building -where to acquire bees -where to locate your apiary –zoning and neighbors-castes and strains of bees -products of the hive
The second class held on February 2 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. will focus on: -nucs/nucleus colonies -package and swarm installation -diseases -inspection, feeding and mite control -hive progression -spring, summer and fall management.
Class fee includes a 1 year membership to the Ohio State Beekeepers and Miami Valley Beekeepers.
Maximum Class size is 15. Class fee $60. Preregister is required.
Visit Miami County Parks for more information: https://www.miamicountyparks.com/
or call: (937) 335-6273