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Introductory Beekeeping

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Topics for Introductory Beekeeping Workshop include:

  • Basic honey bee biology
  • Beekeeping equipment
  • Working in the bee colony
  • Seasonal beekeeper responsibilities
  • Harvesting and extracting honey
  • preparing bee colonies for winter

IPM (Integrated Pest Management) for Beekeeping

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Topics for Intermediate Beekeeping Workshop include:

  • Pest and disease biology and identification
  • Monitoring for pests and diseases
  • Record Keeping
  • Treatments
  • Integrated pest management


  • participants of all experience are welcome, BUT students must complete the “Introductory Beekeeping” workshop or course and/or have at least one season of beekeeping experience prior to taking the IPM (Integrated Pest Management) for Beekeeping workshop
  • Each workshop is a separate one-day workshop from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Coffee, snacks and lunch are provided with registration fee
  • The Ontario Beekeeping Association will provide participant manuals for each of the workshops
  • Workshops are held at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
  • Workshops consists of classroom sessions and hands-on lessons in the bee yard
  • Cost is $180 per workshop for non-members and $155 for OBA members (HST included)
  • Each workshop is limited, on a first come, first serve basis

Ontario Beekeeper

Workshop Information and Registration 

Visit Website  Ontario Beekeepers’ Association

Call TTP Office 519-836-3609 or E-Mail