Friday, February 5, 2010

Beekeepers of the Albemarle's February Class

Contact: Allen Lassiter, President of Beekeepers of the Albemarle
(252) 482-3413

Local Beekeepers Offer Beginner’s Beekeeping Class

February 1, 2010 (Elizabeth City, NC): Beekeepers of the Albemarle, a local beekeeping club, is hosting a beginner’s course for anyone interested in learning about and keeping honey bees.

The course, Introduction to Beekeeping, will be held Saturday, February 27, 2010 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Pasquotank County Center. The building is located at 1209 McPherson Street, Elizabeth City, NC.

The course fee is $20.00 and includes a textbook, lunch, and great speakers.

To register, visit their website at to print out a registration form. Otherwise, mail your check with your name, address, phone number, and email address to:

Linwood Potter, Treasurer
Beekeepers of the Albemarle
418 East Ridge Road
Shawboro, NC 27973

Course topics will include the benefits of bees, beekeeping equipment, choosing a location for the hive, ways of getting started, how to install a package of bees, seasonal management, and honey.

Children and adults are welcome.

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