Beginning Beekeeping with Barry Fitzpatrick & Jim Anglewicz

  • Mon, February 27, 2023
  • Mon, March 20, 2023
  • 4 sessions
  • Mon, February 27, 2023, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Mon, March 06, 2023, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (EST)
  • Mon, March 13, 2023, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (EDT)
  • Mon, March 20, 2023, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM (EDT)
  • NCMC - Library Conference Center
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Sponsored by the Little Traverse Bay Beekeepers Guild

Join instructors Jim Anglewicz and Barry Fitzpatrick , members of Little Traverse Beekeepers Guild, for these four sessions designed to explain everything you need to know before beginning your own beekeeping journey. This is mainly a "how to" class for beekeepers, but anyone interested in honey bees and the value of pollinators are welcome to attend.

First session ~ Monday, February 27 - The joys and challenges of beekeeping and an overview of everything you will need to begin beekeeping in Northern Michigan

Second session ~ Monday, March 6  - Honey bee biology and a demonstration of maintaining your hives throughout the year

Third session ~ Monday, March 13- Managing bees for health and productivity, with an overview of bee health issues and treatments, and Winter management 

Fourth session ~  Monday, March 20 - The rewards and methods of harvesting honey, beeswax and pollen, with an overview of your second year beekeeping and queen management 

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