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Basic Beekeeping Bootcamp

Join Beekeeper Konni Vukelic to learn Beekeeping Basics you need to know to set up a beehive and get started in beekeeping. This is an informational course only. No live bees are part of this class. In this class we will cover: * Bee biology, lifespan, colony activities, information about bees and t

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Basic Beekeeping Bootcamp
Basic Beekeeping Bootcamp

Time & Location

Mar 05, 2022, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Elgin, 820 N Liberty St, Elgin, IL 60120, USA

About the event

Join Beekeeper Konni Vukelic to learn Beekeeping Basics you need to know to set up a beehive and get started in beekeeping.

This is an informational course only. No live bees are part of this class.

In this class we will cover:

* Bee biology, lifespan, colony activities, information about bees and their jobs * Types of hives, hive parts and components

* What you need, packages versus nucs

* Assessing your location, where and how to set up your hive

* Planting for bees, creating an ideal habitat

* Foraging habits, bee nutrition, colony health

* Pest management, some how when and why

* What are the rules for Illinois and your town

* Beekeeping tools, what you need and why

* A season of bees, what to expect in your first year

* Harvesting Honey

* What happenns after the harvest

* Some common first year mistakes and how to avoid them

* How you can turn your honey harvest into a sweet side hustle

* and more!

https://threebeesbeginnerbeekeeping.ezregister.com

Tickets

  • Beekeeping Bootcamp

    $57.00
    +$1.43 service fee

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$0.00

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