We've moved Bee School online!
Join us for a 4-session online event, where you'll learn about becoming a beekeeper, or brush up on your skills. Covering topics essential to Connecticut beekeeping, this intensive workshop will immerse you in the concepts of beekeeping. You'll learn terminology, equipment, hive management, and best practices for both new and experienced beekeepers.
Learn from experienced beekeepers - Q&A included
Saturday, January 9 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, January 16 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, January 23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, January 30 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$50 for non-Members (includes 1-year CBA Membership)
$30 for CBA Members
Ticket price covers all sessions, but you can choose to attend just the ones you're interested in. Ticket holders will receive event recordings after Bee School is completed.
All end times are estimated, and will extend according to individual session needs.
Session 1 - January 9th 10AM-12PM
Beekeeping Terminology & Equipment
The Colony & Its Organization
Session 2 - January 16th 10AM-12PM
Setting up your Hive
How to Install a Package of Bees
How to Install a Nucleus Colony
Colony Management following Package Installation
Session 3 - January 23rd 10AM-12PM
Navigating Management of your New Colony Through the Seasons
Fall Management and Winter Preparations
Session 4 - January 30th 10AM-12PM
Bee Diseases and Pest Management