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Beekeeping 101 (Kalamazoo)

Sponsoring Organization: Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Date: March 5

Start Time: 5:30 pm

End Time: 8 pm

Location : KVCC Food Innovation Center, 224 E Crosstown Parkway Kalamazoo, MI

Description of the Event: 

Beekeeping 101 is an eight week course that will provide fundamental knowledge about honey bees and apiary management for beginning beekeepers.

Dress code: Students will need personal protective equipment (PPE). Minimally a beekeeping veil and closed toe, sturdy shoes, long sleeves and long pants with socks. Students may desire to obtain and wear additional PPE such as beekeeping jacket or a full suit with gloves.

Book for the Course: "Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping," Caron and Connor, ISBN 1878075292) The book is available at the KVCC bookstore.

Course fee: $140.00 per student plus cost of book

Melody Woods 269-353-1290

Education Credit Hours: Please check with your Extension agent

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