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March 31, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$65
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Bexar County Master Gardeners and local Texas Beekeepers, present a Beekeepers Basics program. This program is for anyone who is interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship or to enhance pollination in your garden. This program is meant for first-time beekeepers, presented by experienced beekeepers and entomologists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! Click here for registration form..
During this course, we will cover the basics of bees and beekeeping, including: bee biology, beekeeping basics, laws and regulations of beekeeping, diseases and viruses of bees.
A hands-on field day to a beekeeper’s yard will be held April 1st or 2nd—two options for you to choose. This is where you will learn the most about beekeeping! Must sign a medical release waiver to participate. Bee suit provided.