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Education

Regional Beekeeping Classes

The events listed in this section are not offered by WillBees and are provided solely at the request of their organizers. Contact the organizers directly with any questions or concerns.

Beekeeping: Hands-on Mentoring

Presented by Marge Trocki at
Lyman Woods Nature Center
Oct 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downers Grove, IL - Suit up and look into the hives in the Lyman Woods Apiary. See first-hand how to prepare your bees for winter, and discuss questions about management techniques and practices. Jackets, veils and gloves are available, but please wear long... View Details »

How-To's

Beginners Guide to Making Mead (PDF 8MB)
Mead Instruction Sheet (PDF)
Using mostly commonly available equipment. Updated Oct 2016

Cold Process Soap Making
How to make soap at home. (PDF 4.4MB)

Amy's Lip Balm Recipe
How to make lip balm from beeswax.

Jacek's Crabby Patty Formula
Protein supplement for Winter.

Become a Member

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Association Meetings

2017

Meetings are 7-9pm at:
Will County Farm Bureau
100 Manhattan Rd
Joliet, IL 60433
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