UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
University of California
UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties

Bee-Wise Bee Keeping on the Central Coast - San Juan Bautista Saturday March 2nd 2019

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: Debra at gdstonesjb@gmail.com

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz

Location: San Juan Bautista State Historic Park

Event Details

Bee-Wise Beekeeping on the Central Coast is an introduction to honey bees and the origin and races of Apis mellifera. Join us in this free class with Andreas Olbring, Beekeeper from the Gilroy Beekeepers Association. Topics will include the life cycle of honey bees and the colony, the bee yard and bee keeping equipment. This class will discuss bee keepers interaction with the hive during the seasons as well as the purpose of swarming, splitting hives and rearing queens.  Problems such as CCD colony collapse disorder will be explained. 

Please arrive 15 minutes early for check-in or registration. Walk-ins will register at the SJB State Park Entrance, Plaza Hotel. 

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