COURSE DATES AND TIMES:
3 Saturdays, October 26th, November 2nd and November 9th, 8:30 to 2PM, 2019.
Are you a beekeeper looking for increased understanding/knowledge for personal enrichment or professional development, or perhaps looking at apiary expansion, or perhaps dealing with challenges of Pacific Northwest beekeeping? This course is intended for the beekeeper with at least one year’s experience keeping bees and who wants to learn more advanced options and techniques in successful management of colonies, building from the practical experience gained in the previous year(s).
Each session is taught by local certified Journeyman Beekeeper Eli Ocheltree of the SnoKing Beekeepers Association. With her beekeeping and science research background, Eli’s unique skills and knowledge provide students with a reasoned and practical approach to keeping healthy bees in Western Washington, focusing on the benefits and challenges unique to this locale.
The $85 class fee covers the 105-page handbook, class handouts, SKBA dues through September 30, 2020, WASBA membership dues through December 31st, 2020 and certification upon completion of class by WASBA. Class size will be limited to 15.
Earning the Beginner Beekeeping certificate (either by Beginner course completion or
by challenging and passing the Beginner test)* and
One year of keeping bees acknowledging Apprentice status
Membership in the Washington State Beekeepers Association (included in price of class) and
in Snoking Beekeepers Association (also included in price of class).
*NOTE: If you have not yet earned the Beginner certificate, contact Eli Ocheltree before registering, so that you have time to challenge the test. There will be a fee of $25 for the manual and WASBA membership and certificate, which monies will be remitted to WASBA in your name.
For more information, EventBrite has more class description, an instructor bio, etc. Or, find us on Facebook @SnoKingBeekeepers or contact Eli Ocheltree, 206-8-five-9-7392.