Courses

In addition to teaching undergraduate beekeeping courses at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA and Temple University, Ambler, PA, I also teach beginner and more advanced continuing education beekeeping courses at these schools and in other venues.

 

Courses taught at universities

Introduction To Beekeeping

Temple University, Ambler, PA                                                                            February 12-13, March 26-27, 2022, 11:00 AM-3:30 PM. This introductory beekeeping course will be held over two weekends spaced a month apart. The first weekend introduces the biology and behavior of honey bees, how to obtain bees, what equipment is necessary, where to locate an apiary, etc., in time for the coming beekeeping season. The second weekend introduces the new beekeeper to the management of honey bee colonies, including the identification of honey bee pests and diseases, how bees make honey, how to harvest honey and how to prepare bees for winter. The second weekend includes hands on time in the apiary. Registration link not yet available.

Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA,                                                                    July, 2022. Dates to be determined. By popular demand, this course has been lengthened from one intensive weekend to two, thus allowing more time for work in the apiary and for discussion, while maintaining coverage of essential topics.  This  extended two-weekend course is designed for hobbyists, beginning beekeepers or for experienced beekeepers wanting a refresher course or more up to date information than they have. In this course you will learn about:
•    Honey bee biology and behavior
•    Building an apiary and harvesting honey
•    Apiary equipment and supplies
•    Management practices for each season
To register: registration link not yet available

Courses taught through local beekeeping clubs

Intermediate beekeeping courses

Sponsored by Montgomery County Beekeepers Association of PA                        Dates to be determined.

Sponsored by Bucks County Beekeepers Association                                                Dates to be determined.

Courses at other venues

Courses at other venues can be arranged.