Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Beginners Beekeeping Course
Saturday, February 18, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild is holding our annual education day for people interested in becoming beekeepers on Saturday, Feb. 18th from 9:00-4:00. The course will be held at Circle of Hope which is located at 1125 S. Broad St.
Enrollment is limited, so register early. Vegetarian lunch is included in the registration fee and participants will also receive a beginners beekeeping book to keep. Click on the link at the bottom of this post to register.
This course is aimed at the new or prospective beekeeper. We will discuss everything you need to know to get started in beekeeping. The course will be taught by Guild members and you will learn about:
- Bee Biology
- Hive Set Up
- Protective Gear
- Use of Tools
- Management Techniques
- Pests & Diseases
- and more...
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Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
Located in the cradle of American beekeeping, the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild works to encourage and promote urban beekeeping through fellowship and education, and to raise awareness of the importance of bees to our environment.