VIRGINIA STATE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION

BEEKEEPING CLASSES IN VIRGINIA



If your local club is having beekeeping classes in 2021 (in person or virtual) and would like to have them listed on the Virginia State Beekeepers Association Website please use the attached form

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Introduction to Beekeeping

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Spring 2021

Class Dates: Ten Saturdays, 1.5 to 2 hours each class: 

February 6, 2021 through April 4, 2021. 

Seven Zoom meetings.  Two outdoor field days will include hive inspection demonstration in small groups.

Held on days with appropriate weather.  Masks, beekeeping veil or suits, and physical distancing required. 

Class Time: 1:00 to 2:30 pm (or 3:00 depending on topic and questions).

Field Day:  At the Honey Bee Sanctuary near the Greenfield Education Center, 57 S Center Drive, Daleville, VA. 24083

for more information & registration email

rudytaylor1952@gmail.com





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Colonial Beekeepers has several classes coming up in the new year. As of now all of the classes will be held at the St. George Brewing Co. We are also working on a zoom session for those wanting to attend the class but would rather be at home. Times have not been set yet but separate events will be published with all of the specific details for each class. All classes are free of charge and are open to the public. Membership to CBA is also not required and all members of any of the local beekeeping groups are invited to attend.

Saturday the 16th of January, 2021 - Advanced Beekeeping - Swarm control, Supering, Splitting and Mite Control.

Saturday the 23rd of January, 2021 - Woodenware Workshop.

Saturday the 6th of February, 2021 - Basic Queen Rearing.

Saturday 13, 20, 27 March, 3 and 10 April - Basic Beekeeping Course.

Registration for these classes can be made via email to Andy Westrich at andy@hamptonapiary.com. If you have any questions you can either email Andy or give him a call at (757) 513-2467.



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Practical Beekeeping for Beginners 2021 Classes

Virginia Beekeeping Teaching Consortium (VBTC)

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