BOZEMAN – A beekeeping workshop for beginners will be offered Saturday, Aug. 24, in Billings.
The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yellowstone County Courthouse. Participants will learn how to buy bees and equipment, establish a new beehive, register their hives, conduct yearly hive maintenance, prevent pests, and harvest honey and wax. They will also taste some varietal honey types and look at hobby-scale honey harvesting equipment.
Cost of the workshop is $25. Those who want to attend should make out a check or money order to MSU and go to http://bigskybees.org/2013%20Billings%20Beekeeping%20Wkshp.pdf for a registration form. Send the fee and form to:
Billings Beekeeping Workshop
Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
P.O. Box 173150, MSU
Bozeman, MT. 59717-3150
Registrants will receive email confirmation and a map and directions to the exact location of the beekeeping workshop. For more information, contact Ruth O’Neill at (406) 994-5176 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or email@example.com