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    • February 16, 2019
    • February 23, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Garibaldi Hall, Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068
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    Essex Branch Offers Three-Day "Basic Beekeeping" Short Course

    “Basic Beekeeping: A Three-Day Short Course” will be held on Saturdays, February 16 & 23, 2019 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm  at Garibaldi Hall, Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.The classroom snow date is March 2, 2019. The third day of class will be a hands-on Field Day, to be held in April 2019 at various area apiaries.

    Basic Beekeeping is presented by the Essex County Beekeepers Society,, a branch of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association (NJBA), with head instructor/coordinator Master Beekeeper Landi Simone. The class will cover everything beginning beekeepers need to know, from purchasing equipment to harvesting honey.  The basics of disease and mite management will also be covered. The course fee for those who are not currently members of an NJBA branch is $155 per person, which includes NJBA membership in a branch of your choice, class materials, continental breakfast, and afternoon snack. The fee for NJBA members is $130. Scholarships for this course are available for full-time students ages 12-22.

    For more information contact registrar Pat Gamsby at or at (973) 960-2997. Email is the preferred means of reaching Pat. Click here to register online:

Past events

February 16, 2019 NJBA 2019 Annual Winter Meeting
January 12, 2019 Introduction to Beekeeping
November 10, 2018 NJBA Fall State Meeting
August 11, 2018 2018 NJBA Annual Picnic and Auction
May 20, 2018 CJBA 2018 Family Bee Day
February 17, 2018 2018 Annual Winter Meeting
September 30, 2017 Annual Fall Meeting
August 12, 2017 2017 NJBA Annual Picnic and Auction
July 31, 2017 EAS 2017
July 25, 2016 Beekeeping Courses / EAS Conference
April 23, 2016 Annual Spring Meeting

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