The Center for Honeybee Research is proud to promote the 2017 WNC Beginning Beekeeping course on March 4 and 5th, 2017 at the Folk Art Center Auditorium at Milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, NC. Registration is open to the general public and is available online here.
Cost for the approximately 12 hours of instruction is $45 per person. Hours are 9:00 AM - 5 PM Saturday and 12:30 - 4:30 PM on Sunday.
The curriculum is designed to cover everything a first time beekeeper NEEDS TO KNOW in the course of their first year managing honeybee colonies. Presenters will include experienced beekeepers from throughout the southern Appalachian area.
Please enter your information in the form below, then click on "submit." You will then be taken to a page which will ask your name and the amount you wish to pay. ($45 for one person, $90 for two etc.) Should you wish to pay by credit card you will be taken to a PayPal page which contains that option. Or you may mail a check to "Center for Honeybee Research", 22 Cedar Hill Road, Asheville, NC 28806. Please include a note refencing which attendee is being paid.
The 2017 WNC Bee School is a cooperative effort between the Center, the Blue Ridge Parkway Service, the Buncombe County Beekeepers, and volunteers from throughout the region. The Center is entirely staffed by volunteers and is an IRS approved 501-C (3) charitable organization whose purpose is educating and promoting honeybees to the general public. Proceeds from the School help fund the work of the Center.
PLEASE NOTE: PayPal is re-structuring their security and many of you have had trouble with payment. Please FILL IN THE FORM below (and click "submit") as that WILL give us your information for sign-in, name tags, and importantly an e-mail address to send you links to materials prior to the start of class. You are welcome to bring a check to "Center for Honeybee Research". Non pre-registered walk-ins are also welcome at $55 each. There is plenty of room and we encourage all who are interested to attend!