Event Details

This event finished on 13 March 2023

Woods Hole Public Library will offer a course consisting of 5 classes for people who want to learn how to keep honey bees. The course will be taught by Falmouth beekeeper Anne Richards, who has been keeping bees for almost 20 years and is enrolled in the Master Beekeeper program at Cornell University. Topics will include honey bee biology and behavior, beekeeping methods and equipment, dealing with pests and diseases, seasonal management, nutrition and feeding, planting for pollinators, harvesting products of the hive, and more. Classes will meet Monday evenings, 7:00-8:00 p.m. at the  Woods Hole Public Library, on January 23, 30, February 6, 13 and March 13. The fee for the course is  $80 ($40 for under 18), which includes 5 classes and first-year membership in the Barnstable County  Beekeepers Association. Registration is required. To register, please email whpl_mail@clamsnet.org or  call (508) 548-8961.