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6600 SW Philomath Blvd

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Whether you are brand new to beekeeping or already have some experience, Bee School is an essential first step on the road to becoming a skilled, well-informed beekeeper. Get a great introduction on how to keep bees in our unique Willamette Valley climate from local experts with many years of combined experience. (Scroll down for tentative schedule).

Enjoy a day of seminars with us and browse our selection of beekeeping equipment and supplies at Shonnard's Nursery, connect with members of the Linn-Benton Beekeepers Association, order your package bees or nucs for 2017, and enjoy a delicious box lunch on site (additional charge). Please note that this is a lecture-based event - no protective gear needed!

Date: Saturday February 25th, 2017; 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Fitness Over 50, located directly west of Shonnard's Nursery at 6600 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis
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$45 Individual
$60 Family (maximum 2 from same household)
Please contact us if you are a current paid member of LBBA - a $5 off coupon code is available

Box lunches are available for an additional charge of $10 - please select from your choice of vegetarian, turkey, or roast beef.

Tentative schedule (subject to minor changes):

9:00 AM Introductions
9:15 AM Getting Started in Beekeeping and Equipment Overview
10:30 AM Break
10:40 AM Beekeeping Through the Seasons
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Construction Techniques
2:00 PM Varroa Management
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Enhancing Forage for Bees
4:00 PM Closing

Visit for more information or to register
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