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Beginner Beekeeping Course

The event listed here is not offered by WillBees and is provided solely at the request of its organizers. Contact the organizers directly with any questions or concerns.

Date: February 1 - March 8, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:  Lyman Woods Nature Center
901 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL

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Contact: Marge Trocki
Phone: 630-960-2069
Email: mtrocki@dgparks.org

This 6-week course will introduce you to basic honeybee biology, social insect behavior and honeybee colony dynamics as well as teach you the ins and outs of maintaining a hive throughout the entire year. Marge Trocki, Master Beekeeper, will take you through everything from ordering gear and equipment to harvesting honey and other products of the hive while she discusses what she has learned in her years of experience keeping bees and managing several apiaries. Participants will receive a beginner beekeeping book and certificate of completion as part of the course.

Classes take place each Thursday
Fee: $75  Register at www.dgparks.org, search for activity #184053-01


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