Date(s) - 02/21/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Homegauge - Meeting room
2017 MBP Beginner Beekeeper Certification is a program of our NC Beekeepers’ Association. BCBC wants you to expand your knowledge of bees in order to help yourself your community and prove it by becoming “certified.”
Classes will be every Tuesday for this and 3 more weeks.
$40 cost includes $21 book Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees by Malcolm Sanford & Richard Bonney and all hand-outs. Or individual classes $8/each.
Week 2 February 21 Tuesday
Chapter 2 “Origin and History of Beekeeping”
Honey Bee Evolution and Evolution of Management
Pests: Small Hive Beetle (p 168) Tracheal Mites (203-206)
Varroa Entrance (54, 206- 211)
Africanized Bee Entrance
Chapter 3 “A Bee’s Life” p. 41-60
Patterns of Behavior
Inside the Colony – Anatomy of the queen, worker, drone