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Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping (101) Margaret River 1/2021

  • 31 Oct 2021
  • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road
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Learn all the 
Basics of Responsible Beekeeping

Sunday 31st October 2021
7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost is $169 per head

Note: you need to be a current member to access this course – you can join online now and then register for the course.

Topics covered during the course include:

  • Occupational health and safety
  • Biosecurity and bee diseases
  • Beekeeping equipment
  • Assembling and maintaining hives
  • Buying bees and equipment
  • Selecting a hive site
  • Opening and inspection of hives

You will also do some hands on inspecting of a hive and learn how best to light a smoker.

What you need to bring:

Boots and a clean  or new bee suit for the practical part of the course.* 

If you have a smoker bring that along too and learn how to light it properly
(mark with your name please)

Light lunch and refreshments will be provided

You will receive a Beekeeping Handbook, course notes, additional useful information and a WAAS certificate of Completion.

Spaces are limited!

Please be aware that due to the "hands-on" nature of this course it will be dependent on suitable weather on the day and may be subject to change.

Register Here 

using your Visa or Mastercard, by EFT/cheque/cash before the course
Registrations will be processed strictly in order of payment.

* If you don't yet have  protective gear, please let us know and we can provide some for you on the day at a  hire fee of $10.00 cash payable on the day. 

If you have any questions, contact us at training@waas.org.au

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