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Connecticut Beekeepers Association

Bee School '22

1 Ticket / 4 Sessions

10AM - 12PM

Jan 8 • Jan 15 • Jan 22 • Jan 29

Whether you’re a new beekeeper or already know your way around a hive, this 4-day online series delivers beneficial information on methods & practices for today’s modern beekeeping community. Get updated knowledge & instruction plus opportunities for Q&A with experienced instructors.


Session 1 - Saturday, January 8th

Basic Terminology and Equipment, Dr. Dewey Caron

The Colony and Its Organization, Bill Hesbach

Session 2 - Saturday, January 15th

Setting Up Your Hive in Suburban Areas, Steve Dinsmore

Getting Started in Beekeeping, Randy Oliver

Session 3 - Saturday, January 22nd

Navigating the Management of Your New Colony Through the Seasons, Randy Oliver

Session 4 - Saturday, January 29th

Bee Diseases, Pest Management and the Registration of Your Colonies, Mark Creighton

The full Syllabus will be sent to all registered attendees prior to this event.


Dr. Dewey M. Caron

Emeritus Professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, and an Affiliate Professor, in the Department of Horticulture, at Oregon State University. He spent over forty years teaching and doing research at Cornell University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Delaware. Dr. Caron has authored ten books on the care of honey bees and is a regular contributor to the American Bee Journal.

Steve Dinsmore

Past President, Connecticut Beekeepers Association

Bill Hesbach

EAS Certified Master Beekeeper

President, Connecticut Beekeepers Association

Randy Oliver

Renowned speaker, educator, bee biologist, leading researcher, commercial beekeeper, and regular contributor to the American Beekeeping Journal. Randy is one of the premier beekeeping speakers in the U.S. and the owner/author of

Mark H. Creighton

State of Connecticut Apiary Inspector


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