Backyard Beekeeping Workshop
Bees are critical to the health of our environment and food supply!
Learn the basics of backyard beekeeping and do your part to support our hardworking pollinators! Beekeeping, otherwise known as apiculture, has been practiced for centuries all over the world. Today, the practice of caring for bees has remained relatively unchanged, but become safer and easier! Before you suit up, learn the basics. In this workshop, you will learn: - What equipment you need to begin - The life cycle of the honeybee - Where to place your hive - How to maintain your hive - Troubleshooting - Global bee population decline - Improving pollinator health - Resources and support Caring for bees requires as much effort as a garden and offers a variety of benefits to you and your garden. With local bee populations collapsing at an increasing rate, backyard beekeepers are needed now more than ever. Invite bees into your yard to help with pollination, an essential piece to the health of our local environment and global food supply. Pollination from bees supports one-third of global human crop growth, and honeybees account for 80% of that figure. Do your part to support these vital pollinators while cultivating an abundant garden, and enjoying sweet honey year round! Join us and learn how you can put nature's hardest workers to use. Tickets available on our website are $25 for members and $35 for non-members. The proceeds support our non-profit eco-educational programs. For more info go to: theecologycenter.org/eve…
Date & Time
May 9, 2015
12:00PM - 3:00PM