Summer Beekeeping Hive Dives

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Presented by Napa Valley College - Upper Valley Campus at Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus, Saint Helena CA

Jun 11
Aug 13
Summer Beekeeping Hive Dives

Beginner to intermediate beekeeper hands-on class led by experienced beekeeper Jon Sevigny discussing seasonal activities, pest management, and honey removal.

This monthly meeting, led by longtime beekeeper and beekeeping mentor Jon Sevigny, is geared towards the beginner to intermediate beekeeper. We will be discussing topics related to season activities in the hive as the summer progresses into fall, covering what steps keepers can do to help the colony deal with Varroa mites, hive beetles, and other pests. We will also cover how to reduce the hive and remove any surplus honey stores. Hands-on work will take us into the hives to access the health

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Cost: $15/day

Students are required to provide and wear adequate protection such as a bee suit, veil, and gloves along with coverings for legs and arms. No dark colors please. Students must sign a liability waiver at the start of the class.  Pre-registration is required. If you can not attend all 3 days then you may sign up for individual days. Online Registration.

Course Section Number (Individual Dates): #73517 (Jun 11), #73518 (Jul 9), #73519 (Aug 13)

Course Section Number (All 3 days): #73516

Contact: 707-967-2901



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