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The Benefits of Beekeeping-Part 1

Location: CH 6

Learn treatment-free beekeeping practices based on bee biology and developing a relationship and understanding of bees. This class is designed for anyone to new to bees, as well as for those who have bees and want to learn a new way to relate and care for them. Part 1 will cover bee biology, Hawaiian honeybee history, introduction to treatment-free beekeeping, pests & diseases, and pollination. The field day gives participants an opportunity to visit a thriving apiary, observe effective hive management techniques, and to develop their relationship with bees.

Dates: Jul 11-Jul 29, T/ Sat 4:30pm-7:30pm
Instructor: Jen Rasmussen
Instructor Bio: Jen Rasmussen Jen Rasmussen has been caring for honeybees and learning with them on the Big Island since 2008. Over the years, she has developed methods for maintaining her hives without the use of chemicals or treatments. Jen organized the beekeeping program at Island Princess Macadamia Nut Farm and has since continued her role as an instructor and mentor to fellow bee enthusiasts. She enjoys sharing her experiences and love for bees with others.

Special Restrictions: Tuition: $90
Required:Students will need long pants, shoes, long sleeve shirt, hat, and gloves for this class. Limited protective equipment will also be available for use during class.

For more information, contact: CCECS@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7830

Tags: CCECS Non-Credit Summer Benefits of Beekeeping Agriculture Workshop Training

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