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Introduction to Beekeeping

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the garden to learn the basics of beekeeping from our resident beekeeper Barry.

You will learn the importance of bees, what they do for our environment, what swarms are and the basics of keeping a bee box and collecting honey. There will be honey from our bee boxes to enjoy!

After the event we will be having a tour of the Community garden and our weekly work-party from 5:30 – 7. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY & SNACKS PROVIDED!

Please RSVP through Eventbrite or email ccgassist@uvic.ca.

About the Facilitator:
Barry is an accredited Bee Master and BCHPA certified instructor of Beginner’s Beekeeping. He is a local beekeeper serving the Greater Victoria area on the southern end of Vancouver Island, BC Canada and has been keeping bees for more than 15 years. Visit http://www.barrysbees.ca/ for more information about Barry’s business and services.

Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-beekeeping-tickets-36665438313

Venue

UVic Campus Community Gardens
2100 Mackenzie Ave
Victoria, British Columbia Canada
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/UVic-Campus-Community-Garden/970130019717221