“Bee School” begins in Charlotte next month for beekeeper wannabe’s.
The Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association is accepting registration for its 2017 Introductory Beekeeping School.
“Bee School” provides a working knowledge of beginner-level beekeeping as practiced in the Piedmont region of the Carolinas.
Classes cover the basics of honeybee behavior and biology, hive health and hive management. Students get hands-on experiences with hives and beekeeping equipment.
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The nine-week class begins on Jan. 17 and ends on March 28, with no classes Feb. 14 or 28. Classes are 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Providence Baptist Church, 4921 Randolph Road, Charlotte. The $80 cost includes all textbooks and study materials.
Register at MeckBees.org. and follow the links to Bee School.