Published On: Mon, Mar 19th, 2012

What’s the buzz about? It’s the 2012 Bee School

     The Smoky Mountain Beekeepers and the NC Cooperative Extension Service will host a day-long course in beekeeping Saturday, April 14 from 9am – 4pm at the Swain County Extension Office just west of Bryson City.

     Topics covered will include beekeeping basics, how to get started in beekeeping, an advanced beekeeping video and discussion opportunities.  Afternoon sessions include a round table discussion, wood working video and hands on demonstrations by our local beekeepers. Pre-registration fee is $15.00 prior to April 1 and $20.00 thereafter or at the door.  The course fee will cover the cost of lunch and reference materials. Registration gets under way at 8:30 a.m.

     Info: Shirley Lindsay 586-5490.  Make check payable to Smoky Mountain Beekeepers Association (SMBA) and mail to SMBA, Attention Shirley Lindsey at 775 Barkers Creek Rd. Whittier, NC 28789.

 – NC Cooperative Extension

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