Beekeeping 101

Educational Classes 2017

2016-08-07

Education: Two Options

Please check back regularly. If you would like us to send you an email, reminding you of the "Beginner's Beekeeping Course" or the one day "Seminar", please provide us your contact information by filling out this This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, address, phone number, and email. Then send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Beginner's Beekeeping Course

 

Please Note: The 2017 Beginner's Beekeeping Course is currently full

 

Topics include:

  • Honey bee biology
  • Beekeeping laws in Howard County
  • Obtaining and installing bees
  • Getting and setting up your beekeeping equipment
  • Inspecting your bees
  • Bee diseases
  • Products of the hive

 

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The Seminar - One Day Event

Date: (TBD)

Event Location (Tentative):

    Robinson Nature Center

    6692 Cedar lane

    Columbia, MD 21044

Topics include: (tentative)

      • Introduction to Beekeeping
      • Biology and Colony Activities
      • Beekeeping Equipment & Obtaining Bees
      • Products of the Hive
      • Is that a Honey Bee?
      • Honey Bees in the News

Fee:

Please check back regularly. If you would like us to send you an email, reminding you of the Short Course or the Seminar, please provide us your contact information by filling out this email form with your name, address, phone number, and email.

The One-Day Beekeeping Seminar will be held on (TBD). the class begins at 10:00 and runs until 4:00 with "Break-out" sessions for those who want to "brown-bag".

(Note: We will remind you of the event)

MSBA Tee shirt sale

MSBA Tee

MSBA is selling Tee Shirts.  Additional information on purchasing, please go to the MSBA (website)

 

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Howard County Beekeepers Association Inc.

(A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization)

Our purpose is to promote honey beekeeping in Howard County, Md by providing a forum in which current honey beekeepers may become more knowledgeable of best practices and the public can become more, and accurately, informed on the benefits of honey bees.