St. Clair Beekeepers Association will host Introduction to Beekeeping, a one-day virtual class, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20.
This class is a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating and complex life of the honeybee colony and the fundamentals of managing a hive of bees as a beekeeper. The topics covered include Bee Biology and Colony Behavior, Equipment You Will Need, Your First Hive – Acquiring Bees and Hive Setup, Opening and Inspecting your Hive, Pest Management and The Beekeeping Year: Seasonal Management Activities. Enrollment includes textbook and other related resources. More information and a registration form are available on the website, www.stclairbees.com