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CC Beekeepers Association: Intro to Beekeeping

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This is the Cumberland County Beekeepers Association’s once a year class held to teach folks interested in beekeeping and brand new beekeepers the ins and outs of this fascinating hobby.

This meeting is FREE and open to anyone interested in beekeeping. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a smoker if you have one, but we will have extras to practice with.

Saturday, March 11, 2023:

8:00 – 9:00am Registration
9:00 – 9:10am Welcome and Intro to the Smoker Contest
9:10 – 9:20am Smoker Contest
9:20 – 9:55am Buzz about bees
10:05 – 10:30am Protective Clothing
10:30 – 10:40am Smoker Contest Finale
10:05 – 10:40am Obtaining Bees
11:25 – 12:00PM Essential Beekeeping Equipment
12:00 – 12:30pm First Three Years of Beekeeping
12:30 – 1:00pm Hive Inspection Basics
1:00 – 1:15pm Optional Frame building demo

Walk-ins are welcome, but if you can please RSVP to: