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A BEE C's of Beekeeping

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A BEE C's of Beekeeping

Time: October 18, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Alger Community Hall
Street: 18735 Parkview Lane
City/Town: Alger
Website or Map:…
Phone: 360-724-3333
Event Type: free, class
Organized By: Sarai Stevens
Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2012

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A BEE C's of Beekeeping
Pat Ray, Instructor
Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 - 9 p.m. 
Alger Community Hall
This class will cover bee biology and lifecycle. Pat will show a year of beekeeping in a slide show. Then he'll demonstrate beekeeping equipment with possible live observation of a hive. He will discuss beekeeping startup costs and resources. He will also cover the Beekeeping Course for the Master Beekeeper's Program, for those who want to continue their beekeeping education.  This class is brought to you by Chuckanut Transition, a group of neighbors in the Samish Watershed that works towards creating resilient community networks.  To learn about other events go to
Instructor: Pat Ray grew up in a beekeeping family in Western Minnesota and has been a beekeeper ever since. He spent 4 years teaching beekeeping in Guatemala for the Peace Corps. He was a co-owner of Belleville Honey Co., and now works for Bruce Bowen's Bees. He sells his honey at Bow Little Market.

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