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Introduction to Beekeeing

Mohonk Preserve - Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center 3197 rt 44/55 GardinerNY  12525
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center 3197 rt 44/55 GardinerNY  12525

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What's Included

Join Keith and Jennifer Duarte, owners of Damn Good Honey Farm (Kerhonksen, NY) as they cover the basics of beekeeping such as identifying types of castes of honeybees, activity inside and outside the hive, components of a beehive, obtaining honeybees, and what to expect during your first year. Children ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult

About This Organizer

In partnership with our members, supporters, and volunteers, we protect and manage over 8,000 acres of mountain ridges, forests, fields, streams, ponds, and other unique and beautiful places. As New York's largest nonprofit nature preserve, each year we welcome over 165,000 visitors. 

The Preserve's devoted volunteers, dedicated donors, and expert staff all work in harmony for a common cause - to create a place where people and nature thrive. To accomplish our goal of protecting one of the region's most treasured and beautiful places, we conduct programs in four key areas - environmental education, land protection, land stewardship, and conservation science.

At the Preserve, you can enjoy scenic beauty, outdoor activities, and peace and quiet, all just 90 miles from New York City. Our carriage roads and trails are perfect for hiking, running, mountain biking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. We're also the home of "Gunks" climbing and bouldering, and one of the most visited climbing destinations in North America.

Organizer Info

  • Mohonk Preserve

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Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center 3197 rt 44/55 GardinerNY  12525
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