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May 2019

Black Swamp Beekeepers Association – Queen Rearing Class- May

May 25 @ 9:00 AM - May 26 @ 5:00 PM
Black Swamp Beekeepers, 6879 Evansport Rd
Defiance, OH 43512
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$150

Black Swamp Beekeepers Association is having a 2 day (May 25 / 26) queen rearing class, 9am till 5pm each day. First half of each day will be PowerPoint presentations with handouts, then second half with hands-on grafting at the Pollinator Sanctuary. Cost is $150 - kit includes; (grafting tools, queen cages, cell protection cages, grafting cups, grafting bar, and handbook).  This will be a rain/shine, no rain dates, no refunds. Deposit of $25.00 will hold your spot. Only 25 available more »

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June 2019

Stratford Ecological Center – Hive Emergencies

June 1 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Stratford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road
Delaware, OH 43015
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$20

Even a beginning beekeeper knows that sometimes things can happen fast in a bee colony, and not all of those things are good. This class will provide an overview of reasons for, and management solutions to, hive problems such as queen-less-ness, drone layers, laying workers, and others. To register call (740)-363-2548 or Go online www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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Stratford Ecological Center: Finding the Queen

June 1 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stratford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road
Delaware, OH 43015
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$25

Finding the queen is a fundamental skill in beekeeping. This workshop is designed to teach the skills, techniques, and protocols needed to become fast and efficient at finding the queen. Date: Saturday, June 1 Time: 1pm-4pm Cost: $25 To register call (740)-363-2548 or Go online www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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Advance Beekeeping Classes- Urban Honey Bee: Finding the Queen

June 2 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Urban Honey Bee, 12623 Hametown Rd
Doylestown, OH 44230
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$25

Finding the queen is a fundamental skill in beekeeping. This workshop is designed to teach the skills, techniques, and protocols needed to become fast and efficient at finding the queen. Date: Sunday, June 2 Time: 9am-noon Cost: $25

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Advanced Beekeeping Classes- Urban Honey Bee: Re-Queening

June 2 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Urban Honey Bee, 12623 Hametown Rd
Doylestown, OH 44230
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$25

Whether replacing an old queen or installing a queen into a new split, re-queening is an essential part of beekeeping. This workshop combines the newest science with years of experience to provide practical methods for effectively re-queening hives. Date: Sunday, June 2 Time: 1pm-4pm Cost: $25

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Chatfield College “Beekeeping and Pollinators”

June 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$40

Chatfield College Summer Enrichment Program-"Beekeeping and Pollinators" This six week program will be held from June 5th thru July 10th on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.  Topics to be covered through, lecture, PowerPoint presentations, and handout material include: The importance of pollinators; an introduction to beekeeping; Beehive selection; Seasonal management of beekeeping; Gardening for pollinators; Swarm traps and removing bees from trees and structures. The cost of the course is $40.00. Registration information at: https://chatfield.edu/academics/summerenrichment/

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Advanced Beekeeping Classes- Urban Honey Bee: Introduction to Queen Rearing

June 9 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Urban Honey Bee, 12623 Hametown Rd
Doylestown, OH 44230
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$20

Are you curious about how queens are produced or thinking about raising queens yourself? This class is a perfect starting point for you! While there will be no ‘hands-on’ training or practice, this class will go through the whole queen rearing and production process step-by-step from start to finish. It will cover everything from selecting and evaluating colonies, to making and managing ‘cell-builders’ to produce the queens, to the grafting process, to setting up and managing mating nucs. This would more »

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Advanced Beekeeping Class- Urban Honey Bee: Queen Handling

June 9 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Urban Honey Bee, 12623 Hametown Rd
Doylestown, OH 44230
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$35

Being able to directly manipulate and handle a queen safely and confidently can take your beekeeping to another level. Whether it is simply marking your own queens or caging a queen to produce a brood break handling a queen is an important skill to learn. This class will illustrate the best ways to safely handle queens and feature lots of hands on practice out in the hives. Date: Sunday, June 9 Time: 1pm-4pm Cost: $35

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Stratford Ecological Center: Re-Queening

June 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stratford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road
Delaware, OH 43015
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$25

Whether replacing an old queen or installing a queen into a new split, re-queening is an essential part of beekeeping. This workshop combines the newest science with years of experience to provide practical methods for effectively re-queening hives. Date: Saturday, June 15 Time: 1pm-4pm Cost: $25 To register call (740)-363-2548 or Go online www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org

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Stratford Ecological Center: Queen Handling

June 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stratford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road
Delaware, OH 43015
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$35

Being able to directly manipulate and handle a queen safely and confidently can take your beekeeping to another level. Whether it is simply marking your own queens or caging a queen to produce a brood break handling a queen is an important skill to learn. This class will illustrate the best ways to safely handle queens and feature lots of hands on practice out in the hives. Date: Saturday, June 22 Time: 1pm-4pm Cost: $35   To register call (740)-363-2548 more »

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