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Regina and District Bee Club

Events 2016

beginnersThe Regina Bee Club, along with the Saskatchewan Beekeepers' Association, are pleased to offer the 5th Annual - 2 day Beginning beekeepers course near Regina.

Come and enjoy this two day course which enables participants to experience both theory and practical field experience. Instructors include the Saskatchewan Beekeepers’ Association, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture staff and experienced beekeepers from the Regina Bee & District Bee Club. Every one of all experience levels are welcome.  Click here for complete course description.

Workshop lessons include:
  • Standard beekeeping equipment
  • Honey bee colony assessments
  • Basic bee biology
  • Seasonal beekeeping responsibilities
  • Extracting/ processing honey
  • Disease and pest management practices
  • As much bee information as we can teach in two days!

Dates: Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29, 2016.
Lunch
: Included with registration fee.
Materials: "Honey Bee Disease and Pests, 3rd Edition" and "Beekeeping in Western Canada" included with registration fee.
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. both days
Location
: Regina area course will be located in St Josephs (click for MAP).
Cost: $300 CAD
Registration form: Click here (mail-in registration deadline May 23)  Click here for the alternate course in Saskatoon

Currently (subject to change): Refunds will be issued minus a $25 administration fee up until this date as well. A charge of $25 will be applied to NSF cheques. Please note that this workshop is limited to a maximum of 34 participants. Please bring a bee hat and veil, a bee suit and proper footwear, there will be hands-on instruction in the bee yard. Note: Please contact Graham Parsons if you need a bee hat and veil.

Contacts:
Mail registration and fee to:
Saskatchewan Beekeepers Association, ATTN: Pam Yule, Box 441, Hafford, SK, S0J 1A0
306-314-9571 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Other inquiries – Graham Parsons
306-940-8061 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 May 2016 17:34