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MD – An Introduction to Simple, Smart Beekeeping

- August 13, 2016 -


Aug 13, 2016    
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Beekeeping Classes 2016
Hosted by Kirsten & Michael Traynor of Flickerwood Apiary

Winter Ready: Prepare your Colonies for Survival
Saturday August 13th, 2016

The best time to prepare your colonies for winter is late summer. Don’t lose colonies through beekeeper error. Learn how to make sure your colony enters the winter strong and healthy, so it winters well and builds up rapidly in the spring.

This classroom and apiary course walks you through prepping your colonies for winter:

• Monitor and treat for varroa mites
• How to rear strong winter bees that can survive a long winter
• When to combine colonies
• How to evaluate colony strength and health

Cost is $125 per person.
Special Offer:
Attend all 3 classes for $300 ($49 savings)
and receive a signed copy of our book
Simple, Smart Beekeeping


Please provide:

Name, Email, Phone, and Address and specify which classes you are registering for:

Starting out Right: An Introduction to Simple, Smart Beekeeping $99
Hive Inspection: What am I really seeing? $125
Winter Ready: Prepare your Colonies for Survival $125
All 3 courses + Simple, Smart Beekeeping $300

Please make out checks to:
Flickerwood Apiary
PO Box 652
Middletown, MD 21769
Background of the Instructors:

Kirsten S. Traynor, PhD
In 2006-2007, Kirsten received a German Chancellor Fellowship and with her husband drove over 50,