12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Awbury Arboretum Cope House
1 Awbury Road

Philadelphia, PA 19138 United States
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If you’re thinking about starting a backyard beehive or are just curious about what’s involved with keeping bees, then this is a great introductory class for you. Don Shump, President Emeritus of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild and owner of the Philadelphia Bee Co., will be on hand to share his years of experience as an apiarist in Philadelphia. Don will walk you through a beekeeper’s typical first year so you know what to expect, and he will tell you what local resources are available to help you succeed.The class is designed for absolute beginners so, no prerequisite knowledge is required. Plenty of time will be allotted for discussion; please be prepared to ask questions. The class will touch base on Bee Biology, Behavior, Hive Management, Swarming, Equipment and Bee Products. Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a new beekeeper, or just thinking about starting a backyard beehive, this workshop will give you through the ins and outs of managing honey bees. Tickets available through Eventbrite.


February 18
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
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