Date(s) - Friday, June 9, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden
The Urban Beekeeping Series is taught by seasoned beekeeping instructors and long-time members of the urban beekeeping group, Toronto Beekeeper’s Cooperative. This series gives you hands-on experience with managing hives, as well as provides you with simple steps to support honeybees and other important pollinators in the city, whether you intend to keep your own bees or just enjoy learning about their care.
Including in-class and “in-hive” components, this series provides grounding in basic beekeeping.
Instructors: Mylee Nordin, Cathy Kozma and Oliver Couto.
Group A: PG17W20 – Session 4 of 8: The Summer Hive Check
Rain date: Friday, June 23, 1 to 4 p.m.
Learn to handle hive equipment and identify the queen, worker and drone bees. Assess honey stores, look for signs of parasites and review organic solutions to this problem.