This 6-week course will introduce you to basic honeybee biology, social insect behavior and honeybee colony dynamics as well as teach you the ins and outs of maintaining a hive throughout the entire year. Marge Trocki, Master Beekeeper, will take you through everything from ordering gear and equipment to harvesting honey and other products of the hive while she discusses what she has learned in her years of experience keeping bees and managing several apiaries. Participants will receive a beginner beekeeping book and certificate of completion as part of the course.
Where: Lyman Woods Nature Center, 901 31st Street, Downers Grove
Dates: February 1 – March 8, 2018
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Thursdays
Fee: $75 Register at http://www.dgparks.org, search for activity #184053-01