How many pounds of honey can one bee colony produce in a year? Prospective beekeepers will be buzzing with questions like this at the Fall Bee School starting on October 16, at the Anderson Learning Center in Springvale. The five-week introductory beekeeping course is sponsored by the Maine State Beekeepers Association and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in York County.
Where: Downstairs Classroom in the Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen Street, Springvale, ME
When: Tuesdays, 6:00 to 8:30 PM, October 16 – November 13
Course Fee: $90 – includes beginning beekeeping textbooks, other materials, and a 1-year membership in the York County Beekeepers Association. A reduced fee of $50 applies to one of a pair of students who choose to share the text and materials ($140/pair).
Pre-Registration: is required by October 4. Please use registration form on page 2, or if you are charging your fee, you may register by phone. Space is limited: first come, first served.
York Beekeepers Fall 2012 Course Registration Document (PDF)