Introduction to Bee Keeping (Part 1)

Date(s) - 16 Aug 2014
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The Welsh Wildlife Centre


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Description: A one day course for those who have a keen interest in bee keeping and learning more about bees in general.

Bee keeping1The day will cover the following topic areas:

  • Welcome and Introduction

  •  Equipment  Required

  • The  Hive  –  Parts, Functions, Siting

  • The Bees  –  Castes and Jobs

  •  Preparing to approach the hive

    • Safety
    • Being properly prepared


  •  What to expect when you open the hive.

This is part 1 of a 2 day course on offer. Day 2 offers further advice and information for those who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding and thus increasing competence in all areas of bee keeping.

Bookings: Cost is £40  per person. Please contact Sharon Davies at The Welsh Wildlife Centre on 01239 621600. We would ask you to please book by March 1st.