Fall/Winter BeeSchool Schedule

Beginning Beekeeping Schools:

2015 Winter: Beginner BeekeepingOpen House 217

Dates: Thursdays, February 5 to March 5
Location: UMaine Extension Cumberland Office, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth, ME
Time:
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Workshop Fee:
$100.00 per person
Instructors: Jack Hildreth and Peter Richardson
To register: Call 207.781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)
Register Online

Beginning Beekeeping Schools:

This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or it can be a great refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to refresh their skills and knowledge. The Beginner Bee course consists of 5 sessions and will be taught by two Master Beekeepers. The fee covers the cost of the textbook and the beekeeper’s reference notebook.

2015 Winter: Intermediate Beekeeping

Dates: Tuesdays, January 6 to February 10
Location: UMaine Extension Cumberland Office, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth, ME
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Instructors: Jack Hildreth and Chris Rogers
Workshop Fee: $140.00
To register: Call 207.781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)
Register Online

Intermediate Beekeeping School — Apiary Management:

Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with two plus years of experience. The focus of this class is how to effectively manage an apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony maximization. This intermediate level class is focused on IPM strategies for keeping healthy colonies utilizing the honey bees own natural cycles as a guide.

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