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Bee School 2024

Discover the fascinating hobby of beekeeping! Join us for a 7-week interactive, IN PERSON course, presented by experienced beekeepers from the Knox-Lincoln County Beekeepers (KLCB) and Maine’s State Bee Inspector. Whether you have an interest in becoming a backyard beekeeper for your gardening passion, wish to consider keeping hives for a honey crop, or simply desire to learn more about the intriguing community of honey bees, attending a local bee school will provide you with a basic foundation to get started. This course is designed for first and second year beekeepers.

Beekeeping basics, equipment needs, seasonal management, honey bee diseases and pest management will be presented. Not only will you learn about what is needed to care for these incredibly important insects, you will meet other community members who share your interest in beekeeping.

Date, Times & Location

Classes will be held on consecutive Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the American Legion, Post 37, 10 Watts Ave., Thomaston, ME 04861, beginning on February 24, 2024 and continuing through April 13, 2024. If inclement weather results in a cancellation, class will extend for one week to April 20th. Formal presentations will be followed by rotational hands on learning stations in break out rooms. Abundant time will be allowed for questions and answers.

DAY OF THE WEEK:  SATURDAYS

TIME:  9:00 AM UNTIL 12 NOON

DATES:  FEBRUARY 24 THROUGH APRIL 13

NO CLASS:  MARCH 30

TOWN/COUNTY:  THOMASTON/KNOX

ADDRESS:  AMERICAN LEGION, 10 WATTS AVENUE, THOMASTON, MAINE 04861
 

KLCB 2024 Bee School Fee

The course fee is $65.00 (payable by check or cash) which includes a textbook, emailed handouts and a pro-rated yearly membership to KLCB.

Registration is closed for 2024

To register for the 2024 KLCB Bee School contact Jane Dunstan at:

(207) 586-6800

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