University of Illinois Extension offers "Introduction to Bee Keeping"

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[February 06, 2017]    Explore the fascinating world of honey bees and the steps to becoming a beekeeper at “Introduction to Bee Keeping”.

This four part series will cover all aspects of beginning bee keeping, whether you think you might like to become a bee keeper or would just like to learn more about honey bees. This program is sponsored by Lincoln Land Bee Keepers Association (LLBK), Sangamon County Farm Bureau and University of Illinois Extension Logan-Menard-Sangamon Unit.

Session dates are on Thursdays, February 23, March 2, 16, 23, 30, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Sessions will be held at the University of Illinois Extension Building, 700 S. Airport Drive, Springfield, IL. There will not be a class on March 9, as that is scheduled for a LLBK meeting, however, class attendees will be invited to attend the meeting.

Registration fee of $35. Advance registration is required and is on-line via the Logan-Menard-Sangamon website, http://web.extension.  Class size will be limited. Questions, call the Extension office at (217) 782-4617.

[Jennifer Fishburn
Horticulture Educator
University of Illinois Extension]



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