Introduction to Beekeeping Course
Date: Wednesday 20th & 27th March & 3rd April 2019
Time: 7 – 9pm each night.
Venue: The Roanmore GAA Centre, Cleaboy. Waterford. X91 EC92.
The course fee of €80 covers the following:
- Lectures x 3 (inclusive of practical demonstrations).
- Visits to the Association Apiary x 4 for actual demonstrations in May/June/July/August.(Weather Permitting)
- Membership of the EWBA and Federation of Irish Beekeepers until 31/12/19.
- A copy of An Beachaire (the Irish Beekeeper’s Magazine) monthly until 31/12/2019.
To register for the course download the Membership Form in the Membership Tab on the Home page or you can email Anne Marie EWBA Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org for a form or phone 086-2064919 for further information.
This Course facilitates a hands-on approach right from the start.
The course comprises of 3 x 2hr sessions , covering the practical and theoretical aspects of the craft.
The course will cover subjects like:
There will be at least 4 visits to the Association Apiary from April – July where the real practical experience of opening hives, identifying the hive occupants, handling bee frames, finding the Queen, seeing where nectar, pollen and honey is stored, doing hive inspections, becoming familiar with all hive parts and much more.