Beekeepers workshops offered
September 26, 2019
Workshops teaching beekeeping skills will be offered October 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 6-9 p.m., in Longview.
Designed to build basic beekeeping skills, the class covers topics including bee biology, equipment, seasonal management requirements, identification and management of pests, as well as honey removal and processing.
The four-session course serves as an introduction to beekeeping for novice beekeepers as well as a comprehensive refresher course for experienced apiculturists. Cost for the four-session course is $40 per person (includes 1 additional family member free).
The program, sponsored by Washington State University Extension, will be held at the Cowlitz County Training Center, 1942 First Avenue in Longview. Class size is limited to 30. For more information or to register, contact Carlee Dowell at 577-3014 Ext 0 or DowellC@co.cowlitz.wa.us.