Saturday, May 28, 2022

101 Beginning Beekeepers

Beekeeping 101 Workshop Registration Form click to download

Saturday, February 5th, 8:30 am-4:30pm

Interested in Beekeeping?

  • Learn how to manage your hive
  • Type and uses of tools and equipment
  • Setting up your hive
  • Securing bees
  • Installing bees
  • Promote bee health
  • When and what to feed your bees
  • Seasonal care
  • Hive inspection techniques
  • Smoker lighting
  • Mentoring
  • Illinois Bees and Apiary Program
  • Bee yard safety
  • Resources available

Located at University of Illinois Extension Office, 1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington, IL 60704

Registration includes:

  • Hive tool
  • Smoker
  • First lesson in Beekeeping book
  • CIBA year membership
  • ISBA year membership
  • Lunch and snack
  • Chance for Grand prize of a complete bee hive, Donated by Hillco Beekeeping Equipment
  • Other door prizes include , suits, gloves, nucs, bottling buckets, frame jigs, gift Certificates to Hilco Beekeeping
  • Everyone receives a door prize
  • Registration: use the above form,
  • $100 for current CIBA members
  • $120 for non-members (difference is membership)
  • Additional family members, $25, lunch only, no tools or drawing
  • Class repeaters (have previously taken the class and current CIBA membership) $25, lunch only, no tools or drawing

Questions? Contact PK/Patti Koranda pjkorand@gmail.com or 309-826-0089

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