WCE Wilton Continuing Education

Introduction to Beekeeping with the Author of Beekeeping for Dummies

  • Wednesday: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • 9/28
  • Sessions: 1
13 Seats Available


Beekeeper, international lecturer, and author of Beekeeping for Dummies, Howland Blackiston will take you into the world of bees and beekeeping. Howland has over thirty years of experience in all facets of beekeeping including crafting mead and making candles from beeswax. Howland is a past president of the Backyard Beekeepers Association https://backyardbeekeepers.com/ a local association with meetings in Weston.



To Bee or Not To Bee—Introduction to Beekeeping. Get to know about bees and decide if you want to be a beekeeper whether as a business or hobby. This session covers everything about bees—their place in history, their vital role in nature, how they communicate, the members of their society, etc. Howland covers the basics of hive location and types, equipment, and local regulations. Explore the best bee breed for your purposes, where and when to order them.

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  • Class Fee $25
Total: $25