Wednesday, January 4, 2017

BCBC's 2017 Short Course in Beekeeping begins January 26th

The annual Short Course in Beekeeping of the Bennington County Beekeepers Club will begin on Thursday, January 26th. The course, which lasts five weeks, will cover the following topics:
  • Thursday 1/26:  Introduction to Beekeeping and Individual Goals of the Course
  • Thursday 2/2:  The Bee Hive and its Accessories
  • Thursday 2/9: Working a Colony- Management for Honey production and Pollination  
  • Note that Thursday 2/16 has been omitted due to scheduling at the Veteran's Home
  • Thursday 2/23:  Products of the Bee Hive and Health from the Hive
  • Thursday 3/2:  Honeybee Disorders, Parasites, and Nest Invaders
  • (snow date of Thursday 3/9 will be reserved in the event one of the previous classes must be postponed due to weather)
  Classes will be held in the Crispe Room of the Vermont Veterans Home (325 North Street in Bennington), and begin at 7:00 pm each evening.  The course is free and open to anyone interested in honeybees and beekeeping.  

For more information or to express your interest in the course, please email or call Jeanne Davis at or 802-823-7955. 

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