Organizer: Civic Garden Center
The amazing honey bee is an agriculturally-important pollinator threatened by many human activities. Beekeeping, the art and science of managing honey bees, is a fascinating hobby, fun backyard business and extensive agro-industry. This introductory course is intended to encourage and support interested non-beekeepers. Novice beekeepers are also welcome!
Experienced members of the Southwestern Ohio Beekeepers Association (SWOBA) will help you become a successful beekeeper. Sign up now to learn about and experience the joy of beekeeping! This program will answer your questions about: Getting started, use of and ordering equipment, costs, where to place your bees, how to get your bees, protective clothing, etc.
3-part series: Tuesdays, February 13, February 20, and February 27, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Instructors: Together over 55 years of beekeeping experience!
- Randy Morgan, Emeritus Curator – Insectarium, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden;
- Phil Hucke, Certified Arborist,
- Ray Babcock, President – Southwestern Ohio Beekeepers Association (SWOBA)
Cost: $50 for series (must register for entire series).
To register, click here.