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Beekeeping for Bee-ginners

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Dates:April 5 - May 10, 2018
Meets:Th from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
Hours:12.00
CEUs:1.20
Location:UT Arlington TBA
Instructor:Barry Baker
Fee: $229.00  
Textbook:The Complete & Easy Guide to Beekeeping. Kim Flottum.

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Course Description

This course is suitable for people who are thinking of taking up beekeeping or have already started. You will learn how to start, maintain, and care for a honey bee colony.

Includes a field trip where you will be working around live bee colonies. Wear light-colored and smooth-textured clothing, as dark-colored, textured, and woolly clothing can aggravate the bees. Refrain from using perfume or hair gel and keep jewelry to a minimum.

Instructor Barry Baker has been a beekeeper for fifteen years and is a member of the Metro Beekeepers Association.