Beekeeping Classes

We offer several beekeeping classes during the year, some for beginners wanting to learn the basics and others for those wanting to dig deeper.

“All About Beekeeping” Overview Class!

Peninsula Humane Society, 1450 Rollins Rd., Burlingame, February 3, 2018, 10 am - noon (registration opens at 9:30 am)

Have you been thinking about becoming a beekeeper? Wondering what it's like to keep bees? Join us for a free class on the basics of beekeeping:

• Why keep bees
• Queen, worker, drone: which bee does what?
• The beekeeper's year
• Where and when to get bees
• Types of beehives (Langstroth, top-bar, Warre)
• Equipment you'll need
• Where and when to get equipment
• “Beeing” a good neighbor
Varroa mites: to treat or not treat, types of treatment
• Harvesting honey and other hive products

This class is free, but registration is required so that we know how many sets of class materials to prepare.

Register

Beginning Beekeeping Class!

Peninsula Humane Society, 1450 Rollins Rd., Burlingame, March 3, 2018, 9 am - 4 pm (registration opens at 8:30 am)

Have you been thinking about becoming a beekeeper? Wondering what it's like to keep bees? Join us for a free class on the basics of beekeeping:

• Why keep bees
• Queen, worker, drone: which bee does what?
• The beekeeper's year
• Where and when to get bees
• Types of beehives (Langstroth, top-bar, Warre)
• Equipment you'll need
• Where and when to get equipment
• “Beeing” a good neighbor
Varroa mites: to treat or not treat, types of treatment
• Harvesting honey and other hive products

This class is free, but registration is required so that we know how many sets of class materials to prepare.

Register