Beekeeping Online Classes | Starting Feb 12

Sign up Now – Learn from Experienced Beekeepers

East Jefferson Beekeepers Association (EJBees) is offering an ONLINE series of beekeeping classes for beginners, taught by experienced beekeepers from our club.

The course includes 10 narrated classes presented during 5-weeks, starting February 12, 2022.

Description: Two classes will be posted on this blog site at the start of each week, February 12 – April, and remain available for you to study at your own pace, with a Q&A area provided. An optional hands-on apiary visit will be available in April. Appropriate for adults, students, and families.

Topics include practical information and beekeeping techniques, as well as aspects of bee biology and behavior. After this course, you will be ready to establish your own honey bee hives this coming Spring, with mentoring available to help you start.

Cost: The classes are free of charge for EJBees members, and you must be a member to participate. Sign up to receive your password for access to the course videos.

You can also download the free beginning beekeepers’ textbook for the class from this blog site at in a new tab.. Take a look!

Join EJBees: Individual membership is $24/year; family membership is $36. You can join the club and register for the class at the same time simply by mailing your check made out to “EJBees,” along with your contact information (name, phone, email, street address) and a word to show your bee-class interest to the secretary, Susi Thomas, at the following address:

EJBA, PO Box 1984, Port Townsend, WA 98368-8011.

Member benefits include monthly general meetings with presentations, discussions, and Q&A sessions; special events throughout the year; a mentoring program; educational outreach; a monthly newsletter; and more!

Contact: For more information, contact Rich or Susi Thomas – [email protected]

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