Wildlearning - Beekeeping workshop - October 2018

20 October 2018, 10:00 - 16:00 (Add to calendar)

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Discover the wonder of beekeeping with the beauty of Carlton Marshes as a backdrop.

If you have ever thought about beekeeping and wondered exactly what is involved, then this is your chance to find out. With Michael Doy, experienced local beekeeper.

The course will involve all aspects of beekeeping including:

• How a hive works • How bees organise themselves • Their breeding cycle • Navigational skills • Hive products • Equipment needed to start up including a demonstration of a British National hive. • The cost of setting up/buying bees and beehives • Beekeeping management • Pollination by bees • Maintaining honeybee health • Honeybee plant resources • Law in relation to bees and beekeeping

By the end of the day you should have a better understanding of what is involved in beekeeping and how to keep healthy, productive bees.

Please bring:

A packed lunch

A notepad and pen

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served throughout the day and are included in the price of the course.

Registration Type

Name Price Quantity

Adult Wildlearning place

Price £25.00 Quantity