The UF/IFAS Lee County Extension, in collaboration with the Beekeepers Association of Southwest Florida (BASF) offers a 4-week introductory beekeeping class this summer.
Classes begin on Saturday May 30, 2015. Space is limited to 40 students. Students receive basic startup kit including bee veil, smoker, hive box and resource books. Bees are NOT provided as part of this package!
Cost of the course is $200. Make Checks payable to BASF (Mail to: “Beekeeing Course” 3410 Palm Beach Blvd, FM 33916). Pre-registration is necessary for inclusion in the class. For details call Celeste Fournier at 239-284-4078 or Rebecca at 239-247-7352; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morning classroom sessions are at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center (2000 North Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers). Afternoon practical sessions are on the apiary/farm of a BASF member beekeeper.
Deadline for registration is May 15, 2015
Visit our website for more details www.swfbees.com.