Intro to Urban Backyard Beekeeping

Intro to Urban Backyard Beekeeping

  • Sat., October 29, 2016
    5:00am - 8:00am

Are you thinking about starting a backyard beehive, curious about what’s involved with beekeeping or just want to learn more about bees? This class focuses on natural beekeeping practices in an urban setting and DIY strategies to keep your bees healthy. Learn practical skills in how to prepare your own backyard beehive. Topics include: basic bee biology and life cycles, identifying and using beekeeping equipment, safe bee hive placement, general maintenance, integrative pest management, troubleshooting for beginners and preparing hives for the winter.

Location: Schoolhouse at American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova.

Instructor: Rachel Morrison, The Beecharmers

Price: $25

Contact: info@soilborn.org, 916-363-9685

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