Orange County (Hillsborough)

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Begins: January 17, 2016 (for 10 weeks plus 2 Saturday field days)
When: Tuesday evenings 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Hillsborough
 Corner of Old NC 10 and Lawrence Road (near WalMart)
1710 Old NC 10, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Cost: $95 per person / $150 for couples
Sponsor: Orange County Beekeepers Association
Additional Information: Topics include how to get started, choosing and assembling equipment, the tangible and intangible rewards of beekeeping, disease and pest management, basic honey bee biology, tasks throughout the seasons and much more. Instructors include NC Master Beekeepers, a NC Apiary Inspector and a NCSU apiculture researcher. Cost includes textbook, on-line supplemental material and opportunity to participate in new-beekeeper support groups during your first year as a beekeeper.
Contact: See www.theocba.org for on-line registration.
Questions? Contact OrangeBeeClass@gmail.com