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Urban Beekeeping: Hive Management


Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

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Date: Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave at Lawton Street, San Francisco
Instructor: Paul Koski, SF Beekeepers Association
Cost: $25 or $15 for GFE Members


Join guest instructor Paul Koski from the San Francisco Beekeepers Association as we explore the elements of a healthy, mature honeybee colony. Topics will include assessing queen health, recognizing a healthy pattern of eggs, larvae and pupae. How to provide enough space for colony growth and adding a super for storage of excess honey will be explained. Integrated pest management practices for dealing with honeybee pests & diseases will be discussed. We will also explore behavior and communication among worker bees for locating and foraging on nectar & pollen sources. If weather permits, we will examine a healthy hive to demonstrate the concepts discussed.

Mark your calendars!
We are offering another class in our Beekeeping Series!

Saturday, September 6th Products from the Hive - learn how to harvest honey, beeswax & more!

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