Level One Beekeeping Certificate – MARCH- Red Deer

$325.00

ABC Bees is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobby beekeepers in an urban and rural setting in partnership with Red Deer Beekeepers. The 16 hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. The course is taught by Eliese Watson, Founder of ABC Bees and advocate for urban beekeeping across Canada.

March 24-25, 2018
Location TBD
9:00-5:00pm, please don’t arrive before 8:30am

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ABC Bees is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobby beekeepers in an urban and rural setting in partnership with Red Deer Beekeepers. The 16 hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. The course is taught by Eliese Watson, Founder of ABC Bees and advocate for urban beekeeping across Canada.

March 24-25, 2018
Location TBD
9:00-5:00pm, please don’t arrive before 8:30am

Eliese Watson Bio:

Travelling all-over North America teaching and mentoring under beekeepers such as Corwin Bell, Sam Comfort, and Kirk Anderson. Eliese has a wide knowledge of natural beekeeping practices with both Top Bar Hive and Langstroth equipment. Course includes Beekeeping in Western Canada textbook, hand outs, resources, coffee/tea service and light refreshments.

Course Units Include:

  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Getting Started: The Basics
  • Nectar and Pollen Plants
  • To Feed or Not To Feed?
    Seasonal Management
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Integrated Pest Management