The Colonial Beekeepers Association will present a five-day course for Beginning Beekeepers. The course will be held on four consecutive Thursdays with a Saturday Field Day. Classes will be held at the Tabb Library in Yorktown, Virginia. The Saturday Field Day will be held in a local bee yard. The course consists of lectures and hands-on demonstrations with an emphasis on sustainable, chemical-free practices.

Location: Tabb Public Library, 100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown, VA 23693 (for directions click here).

Dates: Thursdays 12, 19, and 26 of March and 2 April. 6 PM to 9 PM and Saturday 4 April 2015, 10 AM. To 2 PM.

Advanced sign up is required as seating is limited. Anyone interested in attending should send an email to Andy Westrich at [email protected]This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The class is free. A recommended text, Beginning Beekeeping from Dadant, will be available for purchase. Other classroom materials are being provided or can be taken off the club website: Basic Beekeeping Student Guide and Beginning Beekeeping – Beekeeping Basics.

The class syllabus can be downloaded from this link.