AN  OHIO BUCKEYE BELLE QUEENS AND MIAMI COUNTY PARK DISTRICT PARTNERSHIP   



February 18, 2017     9:00 AM to 5:00 PM   Part 1 BEGINNING BEEKEEPING    Location: Miami County Park District 2645 E. SR 41 Troy Ohio   Topics: Birds and Bees, What do I need, frame and box building, Where do I get my bees, Where do I put my bees, Castes of bees, Strains of bees, Zoning, Neighbors,  Goodies from the hive.....  Homework-build frames, boxes, set up hive location...  The 2nd class is held just before Packages of bees arrive in the area.            

  $50.00 for both classes       Class size limited.       Pre-registration is required.

Bring a box cutter, tack hammer and your lunch.

March 25, 2017  10:00 AM to 5:00 PM   Part 2 BEGINNING BEEKEEPING   Location: Union Springs Park     Kessler-Frederick Rd.  West Milton Ohio    Topics: Nucs, package and swarm installation, diseases, hands on hive handling and inspection, feeding, mite control, hive progression, what am I seeing, Queen, drone and worker identification,.....

Packages arrive next week.

Foul weather date March 26

A veil is required for this class.  Bring your lunch.

 

April 8, 2017   1:00PM    2nd year beekeeping swarm prevention and splitting , honey super placement   Location: Union Springs Park  on Kessler-Frederick Rd.  West Milton Ohio  Topics:  To split or not that is the question.  How to prevent a swarm, where, when and how do I put honey supers on,  will I get honey, what am I seeing, increase and honey
 Foul weather date April 9    

 $20.00    Class size limited.  Pre-registration is required.

A veil is required for this class.



 

May 6, 2017   1:00 PM  Making your own queens using hive manipulation.    Location:  Union Springs Park on Kessler-Frederick Rd.  West Milton, Ohio   Topics:  Hands on.  Is my queen any good, I need another queen, drones, DCA's Foul weather date May 7       

$35.00    Class size is limited.  Pre-registration is required.

A veil is required for this class.



Pre-register email to:   wanabee2013@yahoo.com




AN OHIO BUCKEYE BELLE QUEENS AND MIAMI COUNTY PARK DISTRICT PARTNERSHIP              

 

 
 

 


 




Ohio Buckeye Belle Queen honey bees and nucs

from Ohio



We are happy to Partner with  Miami County Park District  to offer these beekeeping classes.   Class sizes are limited.                                  Please register by email to: wanabee2013@yahoo.com.