Learn the Basics of Backyard Beekeeping
Upon completion of this course, students will know how to manage honey bee colonies in their backyard for balanced bee health and honey production.
Course fee includes a book, membership is not included.
This course is open to the public.
Minimum age 14 years old.
NJBA 2019 Fall State Meeting
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Pascack Hills High School
225 W Grand Ave, Montvale, NJ 07645
Register before November 5th to secure your lunch, we cannot guarantee there will be enough food for registrants on/after this date.
Children under 13 do not need to register.
Welcome – Frank Mortimer
NJBA Report – Jeff Burd
Dr. Eric Wiener, Ramapo College
The Establishment and Importance of Native Wildflower Meadows for Apis mellifera and Native Pollinators
Christina Grozinger, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Pollinator Research, Penn State
Bee Health: From Genes to Landscapes -- Understanding the Impacts of Landscape on Bee Health
Essex County Beekeepers Society: Basic Beekeeping: A 3-DAY SHORT COURSE
Saturdays 2/22/20 and 2/29/20 8:30 am to 4 pm (classwork)
Field Day in April TBA
For adults and children ages 12 and older.
This short course is appropriate for new beekeepers as well as those who need a refresher. It fulfills the legal requirements of the State of NJ for beekeeper education. Basic Beekeeping is presented by the Essex County Beekeepers Society, a branch of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association (NJBA).
Head instructor/coordinator: EAS Master Beekeeper Landi Simone. The class will cover everything beginning beekeepers need to know, from purchasing equipment to harvesting honey and the basics of disease and mite management. The third day of class will be a hands-on Field Day, to be held one Saturday in April 2020 at various area apiaries.
For more information contact registrar Pat Gamsby at BJORNLASS@aol.com (preferred) or at (973)960-2997.
Meet in Garibaldi Hall. Snow Date: Saturday March 7.
Tuition: $130 includes class materials, continental breakfast, and afternoon snack.
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