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HWBKA Beekeeping Course – Session 1
February 27 @ 2:00 pm
Session 1 - Saturday 27th of February on Zoom
- Introductions, Admin. (registration, name badges, fire procedure, etc,)
- Introductory Presentation – An overview of the world of bees and beekeeping
- Joining the association. Information about the local association membership, insurance & other benefits.
- Presentation of a hive and the functioning parts of a hive.
- Where to keep bees. Where to purchase, construction of hives, etc.
- Concept of Beespace.
- Impact on hive design & use one example of a basic moveable frame hive.
- Basic bee equipment, personal protective equipment, tools: record keeping hive products.
- Recommended books.
- Bee stings. allergy, precautions & first aid.