Classes will be limited to 10 students and COVID measures will be implemented to ensure the safety of our students. Bee suits and gloves will be needed to participate in hands-on sessions. Class cost is $45.00 per person.
|September Bee-ginners||September 15, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24||Saturday, September 19 will be a hands-on session using hives in WDT's Apiary.||Classes will be from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. each night and the Saturday session is from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.|
|October Bee-ginners||October 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 22||Saturday, October 17 will be a hands-on session using hives in WDT's Apiary.||Classes will be from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. each night and the Saturday session is from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.|
|January 2021 Natural Beekeeping||January 19, 20, 21||Focus is on beekeeping using methods in line with how honey bees live in the wild. No hands-on sessions.||Classes will be from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. each night.|
|May 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping (Tentative)
||May 19, 20, 21, 22
||Saturday, May 22 will be a hands-on session. Focus on Hive Splitting techniques, deliberate inspections, pest management, and treatments. Must be a graduate of Bee-ginners to attend.
A Buzz in the Black Hills Conference
February 13, 2021
Conference themes will be on sustaining your apiary and natural beekeeping. Graduates of
Bee-ginners will receive a discount price to attend the conference.