Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers host free beekeeping lecture on Saturday
Bees are not aggressive unless you invade their home or step on them, Kennedy says. Find out on Saturday, Feb. 8, at a free two-hour lecture hosted online by Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers (A2B2). Read: Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers offers beekeeping classesA2B2 speaker coordinator and liaison Anne Barratt-Fornell said that when the organization held the same lecture last month, community members were so enthusiastic that the Zoom call quickly exceeded its participant limit. AdFor the lecture this Saturday, the organization is ready to speak with up to 500 potential beekeepers. Find the Zoom link and more information about the free lecture here.
Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers offers beekeeping classes
The annual survey released Monday, June 22, 2020, of U.S. beekeepers found that honeybee colonies are doing better after a bad year. Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers (A2B2) is offering beginner and intermediate classes for community members interested in bees and beekeeping. Beginner classes will go over basic bee biology and management, equipment and what to expect during the first year of beekeeping. Intermediate classes are intended for individuals with experience keeping bees through the winter and will go over management strategies, swarm prevention and pest/disease treatment. Learn more about the beginner and intermediate classes or register here at www.a2b2club.org/about-bee-school