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Beekeeping 101 Sunday June 23 (AM)- Beginner beekeeping

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The Loose Rooster Ranch

3280 Bixler Road

Brentwood, CA 94513

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Beekeeping 101A, Beginner beekeeping. No experience necessary. Identify bees, types, parts of the hive, live hive check demonstration

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We will be checking hives at the Loose Rooster Ranch. All classes are weather permitting. If it is raining or below 60 degrees or above 98 degrees, we will cancel & post "rain check date" of the class or return funds to you if this is the case.

The class is held outside, please dress appropriately WITH CLOSED TOED boots or sneakers, jeans/pants, layer clothing (long sleeve and short sleeve). We will supply bee suit if you do not have your own. Wear light colored clothing (bees do not like black). You can bring food or water as needed. We will have water in a cooler for you.

Beekeeping 101 will cover: ABOUT BEES and hive checks

The Anatomy of a Bee - difference from native bees

Queen, Worker and Drone Behavior - look for different types of cells, honey, eggs, pollen, queen cells, drone cells

How to check the hive

Beekeeping Equipment and Hive Assembly

How to Manage Bees and hive maintenance

Diseases and how to identify

Hive demonstration (live hive demonstration weather permitting)

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3280 Bixler Road

Brentwood, CA 94513

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