Beekeeping 101 – Honeybees and Beekeeping
Saturday, January 28th 9am – 11am
Come learn about the honeybee species Apis mellifera and how humans keep and tend them and help the beekeeping community. Topics will range from basic biology of the individual honeybee and the colony structure, to the basic understanding of beekeeping, including frames, boxes, clothwear, smoker, and hive tools.
Returning to instruct the course is Danny Najera.
The course fee is $40 and will be held at the Bees in the ‘Burbs store complex (28634 Maple Valley Black Diamond Road SE, Maple Valley 98038). Please call or stop by the store to sign up.
About Danny. A Kent-Meridian graduate, and Oklahoma native, Danny Najera earned his Bachelors and PhD from the University of Kansas and considers himself a scientist (Entomologist and Ecologist) and a teacher. He has taught at several colleges and universities, including the University of Kansas, and is currently instructing at Green River Community College. Danny is on the board of trustees for the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association.