2019 Bee Schools
Below is a listing of the classes we have so far. Check back as we’ll be updating the page as we get more information.
This is a great way to learn how to setup and care for you bees. At these schools you will learn the equipment you will need to build and purchase, how to get your bees, how to put them in their new home, how to help them grow, swarming, diseases and pests, how to get honey and lastly how to get them through the winter.
Please contact them and be sure to let them know how you heard about their school from LBBA!
Clackamas Community College – Oregon City, OR
Dates: February 2nd & 9th 2019 (2 day class)
Beekeeping is popular because of its importance in pollination and honey production, and it is a relaxing hobby. This two-day work-shop is intended to prepare new and beginner beekeepers with knowledge, demonstrations, and lists of resources. Topics will include; basic bee biology, proper equipment, handling of bees, hive pest and disease control, feeding, and more. Co-sponsored by the Portland Metro Beekeepers Association.
Willamette Valley Beekeepers Association – Salem
Time: 7-9 pm
Location: Chemeketa Community College, Building 8, Room 201
$45 with the book and $35 without the book.