Interested in an all-natural buzz? Looking for pollination in all the wrong places? Is organic honey your sweetener of choice? If you replied yes to any of these questions, the Lee County Extension Office is offering a class you just might like.
The Lee County Extension, in collaboration with the Beekeepers Association of Southwest Florida, is offering a four-week beekeeping class this summer.
Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, August 9 and continue on Friday, August 16, 23 and 30. Space is limited to only 40 students.
Pre-registration is necessary for inclusion in the class. The deadline for registration is Monday, August 5. The cost of the course is $225. Students will receive an advanced beekeeping start-up kit, including a bee veil for face protection, a professional bee-smoker, educational resource books, visual hands-on training in a bee yard and your very own beehive box.
Live bees are NOT provided as part of any package.
Make tuition check payable to“BASF.” Mail your check to Beekeeping Class, UF/IFAS Lee County Extension, 3406 Palm Beach Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL 33916.
Classes will be held at the Lee County Extension Office at 3406 Palm Beach Blvd., Ft. Myers. Practical sessions will be conducted at the apiary of a BASF member beekeeper or at the BASF bee yard.
For details about the class call either Don Murray (BASF President) at (239) 267-9776, or Rebecca at (239) 247-7352 or email email@example.com.View More images >>
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