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Introduction to Beekeeping

This beginning beekeeper’s class will introduce participants to the respectful and organic ways of keeping honeybees.

When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Fairview Gardens, 598 N Fairview Ave., Goleta

Cost: $30 - $50

Age limit: 18+

Categories: Workshops

Description:

Overall focus will home in on the unique challenges and benefits to beekeeping in Santa Barbara County. It is designed to build basic beekeeping skills; topics covered include the honeybee society and biology, equipment, starting colonies, and spring management requirements. There will be a visit to the Fairview Gardens Apiary at the end of the class. You are welcome to bring your own protective gear, or a bee veil will be provided.

Phone: 805-967-7369

Event posted Jan. 11, 2013
Last updated Jan. 17, 2013

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