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April 1, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beginner Beekeeping Class and Package Installation.
Current president Karla DeLong is Mistress of Ceremonies.This meeting will have a slightly different format to accommodate the plethora of info to share: 6:30 and 7pm: “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” Starting at 7pm: the following two hours will be dedicated to an info-packed Beginner Beekeeping Class. Topics:
- Equipment selection and Material needs
- Time commitments and expectations
- Hive Placement
- Basics of care
- Bee Breed & New Colony Options
- Biology and life cycle
- Feeding and Mite & Pest Management
- Package Installation and 1st Inspection
- INSIDE THE HIVE – apiary visit sign-up (first year beekeepers only)