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Beginner Beekeeping Course - Manhattan Park District

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 7, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:  Hansen Community Center Villa, Manhattan Park District
397 S. State Street
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Interested in keeping honeybees? Discover everything you need to know to get started during this 6-week course taught by Master Beekeeper, Marge Trocki. Topics include honeybee biology, beekeeping equipment, installing bees, apiary management techniques, honey harvesting, products of the hive, and beekeeping challenges. Recommended text: The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden 4th Edition by Kim Flottum.

Where: Hansen Community Center Villa, 397 S. State Street, Manhattan, IL 60442
Dates: February 7 - March 14
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Six Thursdays
Fee: $75 resident/ $80 nonresident

Register at https://rectrac.manhattanparkdistrict.com/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/splash.html
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