Intro to Beekeeping – KCEEI Course

Jan 6, 2019 | KCEEI Course

Ellen McGlynn Join beekeeper Ellen McGlynn to learn the art and science of backyard beekeeping. This hands-on course provides education on honeybees and teaches the basic techniques and practical features of starting and managing a small apiary. Topics include understanding honeybees, threats to honeybees, beekeeping equipment and supplies, safety practices while working with bees, pollinator garden design, setting up and managing an apiary, establishing new hives, caring for bees, identifying bee diseases, pests and control practices, honey and beeswax products and more.



Location: Keystone College Environmental Education Institute (Lackawanna Hall)
Dates & Times: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon, from March 23 to May 4.
Fee: $115, includes use of protective gear, $15 textbook fee
For information: Call Sharon Burke at (570) 575-3927 or email

The Spring Beekeeping course is full, however a summer Beekeeping Course has been announced with new dates

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Sharon Burke

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  • Location: KCEEI, Lackawanna Hall