Intro to Beekeeping Class - Online via Zoom
Thinking about getting your own bees? Just curious about beekeeping? This is the course for you!
In this hour and a half course we will discuss the role of workers, drones and queen bees in the honey bee colony
The equipment required to keep bees, including the costs involved in starting your own hive and the commonly used types of beehives
The Ontario Bees Act, which sets the rules for beekeeping in Ontario including registering your bees, the Apiary Inspection program
The responsibilities of a beekeeper over the course of a season and the yearly cycle of a honeybee colony
The differences between urban and rural beekeeping
How to make the world better for pollinators