This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or to help pollinate their crops. It covers what is needed, where to locate beehives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they make honey and survive the winter. Peter Cowin is president of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and also writes a column for Mainely Agriculture magazine. 3 week class. No class on February 19.
To enroll in enrichment classes, participants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.
This three week intermediate level beekeeping course is designed to improve the skills of beekeepers that have had bees for at least one season. The course will emphasize practical honey bee colony management skills for beekeepers with some beekeeping experience. 3 week class. No class on April 22.
To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.