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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

A.B.C Level One Beekeeping Course

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A.B.C Level One Beekeeping Course

March 6 and 7th, 2010

A.B.C is proud to offer its first Level One Beekeeping Course!

This course will integrate all aspects of beekeeping to the new beekeeper. With a focus on beekeeping in the urban environment, this course will offer the following skill development:

Establishing a beeyard
Plants, crops, and pollination
Tools of the trade. What do you need to keep bees?
Safety practices and neighbor friendly beekeeping
Responsible hive management/ Beehive politics
Disease and Non-disease disorders
Honey production
This course has been designed for beginner small scale hobby beekeepers by Patty Milligan: Patty has worked as a small scale apiarist for 11 years and lives in Bon Accord, Alberta. She has spent many years working as an educator for agri-tourism in Edmonton. Co-teaching with Medhat Nasr, Alberta provincial apiculturalist, for the Government of Alberta's Bee-ginners course for the last couple of years, Patty has gained an incredible reputation as facilitator and educator. Patty is passionate for new beekeepers and the public about responsible and creative methods of beekeeping. Seeing urban apiculture growing in popularity, Patty has developed a unique course for A.B.C.

On-line registration will be available February 2, 2010.

A.B.C is only accepting 30 spots for this first course, so be sure to sign up asap. The course will be held at TheLightCellar.ca

Any questions or comments contact at eliese [at] backyardbees [dot] ca


Eliese Watson
Founder- A.B.C
www.backyardbees.ca

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