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Learn How to Keep Bees

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This one-day IN PERSON CLASS is a great way for those beginners who are interested in sustaining or contributing to the development of the local honey bee population.  Join us and learn from experienced beekeepers about the fascinating honey bee, how to start your own beehive, and how to manage the average honey bee lifecycle.

You’ll also be invited to join Three Rivers Beekeepers, at no charge, for ongoing education and mentoring if you want to manage your own hive or cultivate honey.

Attendees will be provided with lunch and refreshments, and their own copy of the renowned “Beekeeper’s Handbook” by Sammataro and Avitabile.  They will also qualify for numerous door prizes including a nucleus colony and a complete, assembled hive ready for bees!

The following topics will be covered:

  • Honey Bee Biology
  • Basic Equipment and Options
  • Obtaining and Installing Honey Bees
  • Inspecting and Managing the Hives
  • Solving Common Beekeeping Problems
  • Preparing Your Hives for Honey Collection

WHEN:  Saturday – January 21st, 2023 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

WHERE: University of Missouri Extension | 200 Brown Road | St Peters, MO 63376

HOW:  Register Online  (Using the Form Below)

HOW MUCH: $75.00 per person if registered on or before January 13, 2023; then $85.00 per person beginning January 14, 2023

For more information, call Eugene Makovec at 314-703-7650

Seating is limited, so please register early!


READ THIS BEFORE REGISTERING:  There are 2 steps to registration.  You must complete both steps to have your reservation confirmed.

  1. Register below with Three Rivers Beekeepers
  2. After completing the following Registration you will be taken to PayPal for payment.  Complete your payment.

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