Beekeeping 401: Beekeeper for a day!
May 14th 8am – 10:00am Mt. Si Nursery – North Bend AND
May 14th 12:00 – 2:30pm Bees in the “Burbs & Rockridge Orchards – Enumclaw
•REQUIRED: Bee Suit (Full Coverall with Veil) & Gloves
Mother’s day Mite Treatments!
On this day we will be assessing all the hives in our region. Specifically, we will be doing sugar shakes, counting mites, and learning how to establish % infections. Come learn how to make this happen and what to do once you have these numbers. While we are there we will be looking at which colonies need supers or frame rotations. Never done a frame rotation? Come learn! Your mother would be proud that you are taking care of your 30,000 babies.
The cost of this class will be $50 per session and is NON-REFUNDABLE due to the fact that it is a small class & fills up fast.
This class will be taught by Danny Najera.
You will need to bring the following:
You may also be required to lift heavy bee boxes.
We will provide the rest of the tools that are needed, smokers etc,
PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE CLASS WITHOUT A FULL COVERALL WITH A VEIL! We have Suits available at our store.
We only have room for 10 people per class, so if you’d like to join us please stop by the store a soon as possible to sign up or call 425-432-1213.
Bee’s in the ‘burbs
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 Keepers Association.