East Waterford Beekeepers Association

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2020 Introduction to Beekeeping Course

Our Introduction to Beekeeping Course for 2020 will be held in The Dunhill EcoPark Training Centre on the following dates:

18th and 25th March

7th April.

The course consists of 3 Lectures from 7-9 pm each evening

Handouts of lecture notes are included in the Course Fee.

The cost of attending the Introduction to Beekeeping Course lectures is €60

Course participants wishing to take part in training at the Association Apiary will pay a further fee of €50. This covers membership of EWBA and the Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Association (FIBKA). It also includes Insurance for attending the Apiary and a monthly copy of the Beekeepers Magazine until 31 Dec 2020 and insures you while working with your own bees. You can then also attend all lectures during the season free.

The fee is €27 for each additional Family member for EWBA and FIBKA Associate Membership and Apiary Insurance cover.

We recommend reading The Bee Manual by Claire and Adrian Waring in preparation for the course.

If you would like to attend, please complete our membership  Application form which is available under the Membership tab on the website or email Anne Marie at:  waterfordbees@gmail.com or phone 0862064919 if you need more information