Introductory Beekeeping Workshop - Ottawa area (Metcalfe)

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
The Introductory Beekeeping Workshop provides information for the beginner beekeeper. This beekeeping workshop consists of classroom sessions and hands-on lessons in the bee yard. Participants of all experience levels are welcome.
Topics include basic honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment, working in the bee colony, seasonal beekeeper responsibilities, harvesting and extracting honey and preparing bee colonies for winter. Each participant will receive a copy of the Ontario Beekeeping Manual.
Participants will need protective gear (hat, veil) and closed toed footwear. Long sleeved, light colored and light material clothing is suggested. Full bee suits tend to be very warm. Refillable water bottles are recommended. A notebook and pencil can be handy. Cameras are welcomed.