120 West Whites Bogs Road,Browns Mills,08015,US, United States
Have you ever wanted to know more about honey bees? Have you ever wondered if beekeeping is for you?
Would you like to learn about honey bee biology and discover what it takes to become a beekeeper?
Join us for a 2-day course that will provide you with the instruction to meet the NJ education requirements for new beekeepers. Topics will include; Honey bee biology; Equipment; Starting a new hive; Pests & diseases; Hive management; Harvesting honey, and more. Students will participate in a hands-on hive inspection and receive a Certificate of Completion with full attendance.
The course instructors are:
Mike Haberland, Associate Professor, Rutgers Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources; and Debbie Haberland, owner of Working Girls Meadows Apiary.
No food, drink or meals will be supplied. Students should plan to “brown-bag” each day.
Students will need a beekeeping veil to work with the bees. A simple veil can be purchased for $25 when registering.
About The Host: Whitesbog Village is an historic Farm & Village dating from 1857 and part of the NJ State Forest. The grounds and trails are open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year.
Website Link: http://www.whitesbog.org
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