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Regina and District Bee Club

Events 2017

beginnersThe Regina Bee Club, along with the Saskatchewan Beekeepers' Association and Ministry of Agriculture are pleased to offer the 6th Annual - 2 day Beginning Beekeepers Course near Regina.  UPDATE: The Regina course is now sold out but there are spaces in the Saskatoon course (May 6-7) and Prince Albert course (May 27-28).

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 13 and Sunday May 14, 2017.
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  (you can have a child 14 or under attend with you for an additional $35 for lunch)
Registration form: click here for form (mail-in registration deadline May 8) 

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.

Contacts:

Mail registration and fee to: 

Saskatchewan Beekeepers Development Commission
ATTN: Linda Haggerty
Box 682
Dundurn, SK   S0K 1K0

Inquiries:
Hannah Neil
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Phone: 343-540-9008

Last Updated on Monday, 24 April 2017 17:20