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2021 BCMG Training Class Now Taking Applications
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Live Lunch and Learn Garden Webinar Series
Join Horticulturist David Rodriguez for the 2021 Live Lunch and Learn Garden Webinar Series @ 12:00 p.m. Come learn about your landscape and vegetable gardening. It’s FREE and open to the public. Limited to the first 100 participants.
1 BCMG CEU – Code: 001
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June 15th – Live Q&A Garden/Landscape Chat
Live Lunch and Learn Entomology Webinar Series
Join Entomologist Molly Keck for the 2021 Live Lunch and Learn Entomology Webinar Series. Come learn about insects and the world of urban pest management. To join, click link below and put in the meeting id and passcode at the date and time of the presentation. It’s FREE and open to the public. Limited to the first 100 participants.
1 BCMG CEU – Code: 001
Meeting ID: 990 2593 9574 Passcode: Bugs2021
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Date: Next Entomology Webinar Coming Soon
Back to the Basics Beef Cattle Series
Mark your calendar now for the “Back to the Basics” Beef Cattle series. It doesn’t matter the size of your operation or the number of cattle you manage, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss! Click HERE for program and registration details.
Dates: April 20th – October 19th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Entomology Youth Summer Camps (Ages 7-12)
Do you love nature, insects, and science? Entomology Youth Camp is geared for ages 7-12 where insect lovers learn all about entomology and the importance of insects, perform experiments with insects, collect insects and assemble an insect collection.
Dates: June 23-25 (Clearwater Ranch) or July 7-9 (Hardberger Park Gathering Hall)
New Camper: $130
Returning Camper: $80
Healthy Texas Youth Ambassadors
This program is designed for high school age youth who have a passion for health and wellness. Click on the link above for more information.
Food Handler’s Class
We are now accepting registration for the upcoming Food Handler’s Class. This program is a basic overview of food safety practices.
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, SATX 78230
Cost: $20 per person
We are now accepting registration for the Salsa Workshop where you can learn about container gardening, food safety, and how to make homemade salsa. Click HERE for program details.
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Neighborhood Place, 3014 Rivas St., SATX 78228
Registration is limited. Click HERE to Register
Tag Archives: beekeeping
Have you ever thought about keeping bees? For ag exemption purposes, to pollinate your garden, make your own honey, or just as a hobby? This program is for anyone interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start beekeeping, but need to know where to start. This class is geared for first time beekeepers and presented by experienced beekeepers, entomologists and horticulturists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! During this course, we will cover the basics of bees and beekeeping, including: bee biology, beekeeping… Read More →
If you have an interest in beekeeping and/or learning how to tart your own bee hives, the Beekeeping Basics Program is for you! The program includes a classroom program on Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in the Extension Conference Room at the Bexar County Office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208). The program will also include a Field Day for class participants on Saturday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon (depending on the weather), in a beekeeper’s yard… Read More →
September 28 (Friday) will be Second Steps in Beekeeping, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Rudy’s BBQ Doc Holiday Banquet Room (location subject to change) in Leon Springs (24059 Old Fredericksburg Road). This class is for those who have already attended the Beekeeping Basics program and are ready for some more in-depth information. Cost is $40 (includes lunch) and online registration is required.
Mark your calendars for the Backyard Basics Expo! This event will be held at the San Antonio Garden Center (3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio) from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This year’s Expo will feature educational sessions covering topics such as backyard chickens, making jerky, cuts of beef, growing fruit trees, drip irrigation, vegetable gardening, beekeeping and pollinators, and making salsa! Cost is $20 (adults & youth age 11+); $25 after August 1. Children age 10 and under are FREE. Online registration is required.
Beekeeping Basics — May 4, 2018, (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) with field day on May 5 We had enough interest and folks on the waiting list from the April class to open a second Beekeeping Basics Class in May! The class will be held May 4 with a field day on May 5. If you have an interest in beekeeping and/or learning how to start your own bee hives for pleasure, environmental stewardship, or to enhance pollination, join us for the May 4-5 program! This program is meant… Read More →
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,… Read More →
If you have attended the Beekeeping Basics program or already have bees and are ready for some more in depth information, this course will cover those needs! We will discuss the next steps in beekeeping once you have installed your bees. Topics subject to change and may include registering bees, a recap of bee biology, what you should see inside your hive, how and when to re-queen, how to split, how to extract honey, diseases and pests and a commercial beekeepers perspective. Class includes plenty of material and… Read More →