March 07 - 08, 2020

BEGINNER BEE KEEPING

March 07 - 08, 2020 BICS Multi-purpose room • 1041 Mount Gardner Road Bowen IslandBritish ColumbiaCanada  V0N 1G0 View Map Organized by Bowen Island Community Recreation

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About this event

March 07 - 08, 2020
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Saturday
Co-Ed

BICS Multi-purpose room

1041 Mount Gardner Road Bowen IslandBritish ColumbiaCanada  V0N 1G0
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Description

Learn how to start keeping bees, particularly for those living on Bowen Island. This course will give you the knowledge and confidence to look after honey bees. Introduction to Keeping Honey Bees. Basic bee biology. Regulatory Framework. Bees in an Urban Setting. Bee Hive Components, Equipment, Hive Placement, Handling Bees and Frames of Brood. Basic Problem-solving. Swarms and Swarm Prevention. Diseases, Medication, Colony Health. Honey harvesting and extraction. Preparing for winter. What to do with your honey. Other products from the hive.

SPECIAL NOTICE: Registration is 2-for-1 for members of the same household. Please call the Rec Office at -2216 to confirm.

Activity Secondary Category

Adult

Location

BICS Multi-purpose room at B.I.C.S.

BICS Multi-purpose room • 1041 Mount Gardner Road Bowen IslandBritish ColumbiaCanada  V0N 1G0 Get Directions

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