“Beginner” online BEES school Perfect for wanna-be beekeepers who couldn’t make their local bee school!
WHEN: March 4-25th
WHERE: Online Beekeeper Education & Engagement System (BEES)
HOW: Students will enroll in the ‘Beginner’ level BEES courses and learn the online content on their own time and at their own pace. Each Wednesday evening, we will hold virtual “office hours” with Dr. David Tarpy to discuss what you have learned and answer any lingering questions. An optional in-hive field day will be offered at the NCSU Lake Wheeler Honey Bee Research Facility in Raleigh on March 28th (rain date April 4).
“Intermediate” BEES Academy Great way to prepare for the MBP Journeyman exam!
WHEN: March 3-4th
WHERE: Craven County Extension Center, 300 Industrial Dr, New Bern, NC 28562
HOW: Two full days to immerse yourself in the theoretical and practical aspects of beekeeping. Mixture of both live and pre-taped videos from the Beekeeper Education & Engagement System (BEES) as well as hands-on activities. Numerous members of the NC State Apiculture Program will help you build upon your current knowledge of beekeeping by exploring a wide variety of topics.