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The Benefits of Beekeeping-Part 2

Location: CH 6

In this session, participants will expand their understanding of bee behavior and get invaluable hands-on experience in handling bees. Topics include treatment-free pest management, hygienic hive management, effects of chemicals in agriculture, conventional beekeeping practices, beekeeping history, and more. Every student will get to practice inspecting hives, while getting feedback and guidance from the instructor.

Dates: Aug 1-Aug 19, T/ Sat 4:30pm-7:30pm
Tuesdays, August 1-15, 4:30-7:30pm, field day on August 19, $90, min 11/max 20 (cost of books will be covered in Part 1)
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: Must have completed The Benefits of Beekeeping, Part 1. Students will need long pants, shoes, long sleeve shirt, hat, and gloves for the field day. Limited protective equipment will be available.

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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