2018 Beginner Beekeeper Course – May 12-13

2018 Beginner Beekeeper Course – May 12-13

The Regina Bee Club, along with the Saskatchewan Beekeepers’ Development Commission and Ministry of Agriculture are pleased to offer the 7th 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 12 and Sunday May 13, 2018.
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 formclick 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
Email: hannah.mae.neil91@gmail.com
Phone: 306-314-2885