Put on your bee veil and peek inside a hive. Develop an intimate understanding of our insect allies and strategies for ensuring their survival. Study bee anatomy, nutrition and colony behavior, and learn how to establish a hive.
Hosted by the Eastern Shore Food Lab, the Beekeeping 101 course with entomologist Michael Embrey starts Thursday, January 24, and continues biweekly for seven classes in the Sophie Kerr Room of Miller Library at Washington College.
The course is free to Washington College undergraduates who are accepted into the program. Class size is limited. Download the application (MS Word) and submit by November 30, 2018.
Registration fee is $130.00. Class size is limited. Registration deadline is January 12, 2019. Please make check payable to: Tuckahoe Apiaries. Mail to: PO Box 630 / Greensboro, MD 21639.
For program information, contact Mike Embrey, 410-924-0028, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Upper Eastern Shore Beekeeping Association meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the Chestertown Library in Chestertown, Maryland.
- The Lower Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the Wicomico Extension Office on Nanticoke Road in Salisbury, Maryland.
- The Wye River Beekeepers Association meets on the third Wednesday of every month at the Adult Education Center at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, Maryland.