Thinking about getting your own bees?
Interested in collecting your own honey?
Just curious about beekeeping?
This is the course for you!
In this online class, we will discuss:
– the role of workers, drones and queen bees in the honeybee colony.
– the equipment required to keep bees, including the costs involved in starting your own hive and where
to get bees.
– the rules for beekeeping in BC, including registering your bees, and the Apiary Inspection program.
-the responsibilities of a beekeeper over the course of a season including harvesting and extracting
-diseases and pest management.
-time for questions and answers
Offering 1WS: Saturday, February 27 2021, 9am to 12pm, via Livestreaming to your computer
Offering 2WS: Saturday, April 10 2021, 9am to 12pm, via Livestreaming to your computer
Offering 3WS: Saturday, May 8 2021, 9am to 12pm, via Livestreaming to your computer
Paula Walton has been a beekeeper for the last five years and is the 2nd Vice President of the Langley Bee Club, as well as a member of the BC Honey Producers Association. Her love of animals and the outdoors lead to her first hive, which has since grown to several hives.