Schedule and Location
Four Tuesdays, September 17 through October 8, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cudahy Room, Administration
Registration will open May 21, 2019.
Fees and Registration
Learn the basics of beekeeping. Curious about honey bees? Interested in starting your own hive and harvesting your own honey? Already have a hive and want to learn more about managing it? Join our experienced beekeeper and explore the history of beekeeping, bee anatomy, starting up a colony and managing it through the year, equipment basics, honey bee pests and diseases, harvesting honey, and more.
Marge Trocki has been a beekeeper since 2008, managing several bee yards of her own. She has worked as a Naturalist at the Lyman Woods Nature Center since 2007, and now manages their apiary, along with teaching and speaking about bees and beekeeping to a variety of audiences.
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 20
Recommended text: The recommended text, The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard & Garden, is available in the Arboretum Store.