What the true beginner needs to know to get started as a beekeeper with a focus on urban, backyard beekeeping.
This 2 hour online workshop held monthly from 10 am until 12 pm (PST) on your selected date (Oct 24, Nov 14, Dec 12, Jan 9 or Feb 20) will help you decide if backyard beekeeping is for you and what you should do to prepare for a successful first year as a new beekeeper.
Are you thinking about starting a backyard hive, curious about what’s involved with beekeeping or just want to learn more about honey bees? The workshop is designed for absolute beginners, no prerequisite knowledge is required. You can easily jump in knowing absolutely nothing about bees and leave with practical knowledge, ready to get started with your own backyard hive.
What’s Save the Bees all about?
Overview of the Life Cycle of Honey Bees
A Day in the Life of a Beekeeper
Beekeeping Time Commitment and Budget
Beekeeping Equipment Planning
Backyard Hive Placement
Packages, Nucs and Swarms
Basics for Planning Ahead for Healthy Bees