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Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development
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Sustainable beekeeping weekend course - with Bees for Development

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Next dates:
17-18 April 2021
4-5 September 2021

How can we ensure the survival of honey bees?

This is Bees for Development's Sustainable Beekeeping Course, a weekend Course held at Ragman's Lane Permaculture Farm in the Wye Valley, Gloucestershire.
The Course covers the management of bees, and natural ways to take care of them.

Course content:
Meet the bees - a hands-on look at honey bee colonies housed in different hives
The natural life-cycle of honey bees - honey bee biology and ecology
Being a beekeeper - what does keeping bees really mean?
The relationship between bees and flowers - pollination, plants and biodiversity
Honey bees in the landscape
Keeping bees healthy - what to do and when to act
Making and building low-cost hives - practical demonstration
Warre's People's hive, horizontal top-bar hives, frame hives: we look at each and help you choose which system is best for you and for your bees
Beekeeping and sustainability - what does the future hold?

The Course is suitable for those with or without previous knowledge of beekeeping.