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Level 1 Beekeeping Certificate Course | $289.00 + GST

Course Overview:

College of the Rockies, Golden Campus is pleased to partner with ABC Bees from Calgary. Eliese Watson of ABC Bees will be offering Level One Beekeeping Certificate course. This course is ideal for hobby beekeepers whether they live in urban or rural settings. The 16 hour long intensive content will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. The course instructor, Eliese Watson, is founder of ABC Bees and an advocate for urban beekeeping across Canada. Eliese has a wide knowledge of natural beekeeping practices with both Top Bar Hive and Langstroth equipment, and travels around North America teaching and mentoring beekeepers.

This course is a 16 hour - 2 day theoretical beekeeping course that covers:

  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Getting Started: The Basics
  • Nectar and Pollen Plants
  • To Feed or Not To Feed?
  • Seasonal Management
  • Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter
  • Honey Bee Health
  • Integrated Pest Management

The course includes extensive printed materials and Beekeeping in Western Canada text book included for all students.

Cost notes:

Registration deadline: April 18th

Available Sessions

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Golden Campus
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Saturday, October 21, 2017In-ClassRegister