Regional beekeeping classes

The below listed classes are available to anyone interested in getting started in beekeeping or is simply curious about honeybees and beekeeping

Please check back here for new class updates.

The intent of this page is to list all beginners beekeeping classes that are offered by any of the affiliated regional beekeeping associations.

NOTICE: If you are working toward becoming an Alabama Certified Master Beekeeper, these classes do not meet the requirements of the Alabama Master Beekeepers lecture series.  

If you are a member of an affiliated regional beekeeping association and know of any planned classes, please send dates, times, location, sponsoring organization, point of contact (preferably email or phone number), URL of your WebPages (if your association has a Webpage) and any other class related information to the Webmaster.

The following organizations have notified the Webmaster of the following classes.   
Associations are listed in the order they were reported to the webmaster.

North Alabama Beekeeping Smposium

Practical Beekeeping Class

There will be a Practical Beekeeping Class (entitled Beekeeping: 1st Year) offered at the North Alabama Beekeeping Symposium on Saturday August 10 at Calhoun Community College in Tanner, AL (Just east of Decatur, AL.)

Click here for full details.

Bob Fanning will be the prime instructor with assistance from Chris Cambron.

This is an "all day class" starting at 10:40 AM and finishing at 4:30 PM.

This class will include all information necessary to start a beekeeping operation.

It includes one full year of operation from selecting and building the equipment, getting your bees and managing them through the first year through harvesting honey and preparation for and managing them through the first winter.

 

No books are required, but you are welcome to take notes.

 For additional information please email the instructor:

 

Bob Fanning

 k4vb@knology.net

Phone: 256 883 9601

 

Class Location 

Calhoun Community College

Decatur Campus 6250 Hwy. 31 North,

Tanner, AL 35671

Click here for a map

http://www.calhoun.edu/

256-306-2500

 

NOTICE:

 This basic beekeeping class does not meet the requirements of the Alabama Master Beekeepers lecture series.  

Jefferson County Beekeepers Association

Intermediate Beekeeping Symposium

Click here for a registration form

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013

Location: Alabama Green Industry Training Center (in the North Shelby County Library)

Time: Registration – 8:15 am-8:45 am Sessions 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Cost: $25 (includes lunch!)

Deadline for registration: July 30, 2013

*Space is limited to 100 people so register now!*

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Berry - Apicultural Research Coordinator and

Lab Manager at the University of Georgia

NOTICE:

This basic beekeeping class does not meet the requirements of the Alabama Master Beekeepers lecture series.  The target student is the person with no previous beekeeping experience.

NOTICE:

 This basic beekeeping class does not meet the requirements of the Alabama Master Beekeepers lecture series.  The target student is the person with no previous beekeeping experience.

 
 
 
 

Last Updated 7/30/2013 brf