Beekeeping 101 Series

  • February 13, 2018
  • February 27, 2018
  • 3 sessions
  • February 13, 2018, 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
  • Civic Garden Center - 2715 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45206

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.

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