ECOBA Earl James Beekeeping School - Licking Park District

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ECOBA Earl James Beekeeping School

January 25 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Learning is fun and easy when you attend the ECOBA Earl James Beekeeping School. You will learn about:

  • The colony & its organization
  • The equipment and tools involved & the components of a hive
  • Starting with bees
  • How to take care of your bees
  • Managing Maladies
  • Honey production & processing

We will teach you getting started with bees, practical beekeeping, pest management, wintering your bees and so much more! The instructors are experienced beekeepers with a love for teaching.
Costs vary depending on whether you bring a guest, share a workbook, or qualify for an Junior or Senior  discount. Fee includes workbook for the first individual,  a one-year membership in our East Central Ohio Beekeepers Assoc., a first year complimentary membership in the Ohio State Beekeepers Assoc., a hands-on teaching beeyard annually, & deep discounts on products & supplies available as a member of our association.  Morning snacks, Lunch, water, coffee and tea are provided.  We will also schedule a follow up  Build Day session to show you how to build your equipment once you order it.

Complete Basic Hive kits (excluding bees) will be available for registrants to order at an additional $175.00 per kit. Additional workbooks can also be purchased when registering.

Class fee is non-refundable. Classes will be held at the Taft Reserve South, 10383 Fairview Rd SE, Newark, OH 43055.

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This class is being offered 4 separate times at:
January 18, 2020, 9:00 – 4:30
January 25, 2020, 9:00 – 4:30
February 1, 2020, 9:00 – 4:30
February 8, 2020, 9:00 – 4:30

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January 25
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Taft Reserve – South
10383 Fairview Rd
Heath, OH 43056 United States
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