103 Getting Through Winter

Days:            Saturday

Dates:           September  7, 14, 21

Time:            10:am - 1:pm

Hours:           9

Location:       1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington DC

Prerequisite: Completed short course or equivalent

Type:            Hands-on & Classroom 

Fall management is the key to successfully overwintering honey bees. This two day class consists of a three hour classroom session and a three hour hands-on lesson in the bee yard. Participants of all experience levels are welcome. This class focuses on preparing bee colonies for winter. We will provide lite refreshments. 

  • Hive assessment (winter & spring)
  • Fall pest and disease management 
  • Fall, winter, spring, and emergency feeding 
  • Hive configuration and insulation