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Bee Prepared - Beekeeping Class - May 2023

  • 20 May 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • 10 Jun 2023
  • 10:00 AM
  • In person and online
  • 0


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • $80 Member fee; limit 10; guest registration allowed
  • $100 Member fee; guest registration allowed

Registration is closed

This course provides the instruction and hands-on experience to turn a beginner into a confident backyard beekeeper. Topics include hive management, bee biology, recognizing and treating common diseases and predators, and legal requirements of keeping bees in Long Beach.

After completing the course successfully and at the club's discretion, participants are eligible to receive a starter bee colony when available at no additional cost. Frames and other hive equipment are not included. 

There will be an in-person introductory group class on Saturday, May 20, from 8-10AM at our Willow-Springs Bee Sanctuary, followed by two evening online classes on Thursdays May 25 and June 1, 7-9PM. The class also includes one 2-hour in-person mentoring session working in hives with an experienced beekeeper on a Saturday or Sunday morning, (dates TBD). NOTE: each person will need their own beekeeping suit, gloves, hive tool, and smoker for the mentoring session.

Please save these dates in your calendar: 5/20/23 8-10AM; 5/25/23 7-9PM; 6/1/23 7-9PM; one mentoring session, dates TBA.

Long Beach Beekeepers is a 501(c)3 organization

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