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Beginning Beekeeping

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle

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Lisle, Suburbs
4100 Illinois Rte 53
At Ginkgo Wy
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Marge Trocki

What you'll learn in this beekeeping class:

Learn the basics of beekeeping. Curious about honey bees?  Interested in starting your own hive and harvesting your own honey? Already have a hive and want to learn more about managing it? Join our experienced beekeeper and explore the history of beekeeping, bee anatomy, starting up a colony and managing it through the year, equipment basics, honey bee pests and diseases, harvesting honey, and more.

Recommended text: The recommended text, The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard & Garden, is available in the Arboretum Store.

School Notes: The registrars office is the one who confirms registrations ([email protected]). They respond to emails Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 4pm. If a student registers through Coursehorse on Friday evening for a Saturday class, we will not have a way to confirm them.

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Refund requests must be submitted to the registrar by email ([email protected]) or by phone (630-719-2468) one full business day prior to the program start date. If the registration fee is $25.00 or more, the registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. If the registration fee is less than $25.00, the registration fee will be refunded in full. Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable within 24 hours the program’s start date. The Morton Arboretum cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations. Students will be issued a full refund in the event that The Morton Arboretum cancels a class for any reason.

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The Morton Arboretum

When Joy Morton established The Morton Arboretum in 1922, he envisioned a “great outdoor museum” of trees. Today, our living collections inspire visitors to appreciate, learn about, plant, and protect trees. The Arboretum champions the world's trees through plant collections, science and conservation,...

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Introduction to Beekeeping

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn all the basics needed to start keeping bees. This includes what to expect, how to put together equipment, how to get bees in your hive, finding the queen, feeding, what to look for after the bees are installed, and seasonal chores.

Sunday Dec 8th, 9am - 2pm