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Bernheim Beekeepers

Upcoming Events

April 2015
FREE event. $5 per car environmental impact fee at gate, fee waived for Members

Honeybee Installation

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Bernheim Beekeepers in welcoming 10,000 honeybees to their new home! From the safety of the Wildlife Viewing Room, visitors can watch as the bees are moved from delivery package to hive. Beekeepers will guide visitors through the installation process and provide the fascinating “buzz” about beekeeping efforts at Bernheim.

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Bernheim Members $20 per person for series; Non-Members $30 per person for series

Family Backyard Beekeeping Series

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every month until July 12, 2015

Join Bernheim Volunteer Beekeepers for Family Backyard Beekeeping, a six-part series that will introduce participants to the basics of bees and beekeeping. During the second Sunday of each month from February to July, families will collectively build a hive, install a buzzing ball of honeybees, inspect the hive, and (hopefully!) harvest honey. Because the hive will be placed in the Edible Garden, families will be able to visit the honeybees they help raise. This series is held every second Sunday…

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Bernheim Members $25; Non-Members $35

Introduction to Top Bar Beekeeping

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Maintaining top bar hives can be simpler, less-expensive and more natural than keeping conventional hives. During this program, long-time beekeeper Matt Wilson will introduce participants to the basic theory and management of top bar beehives. The class will begin at the Education Center, break for lunch at noon, and move to the Edible Garden during the afternoon. There, participants will actively investigate advantages and disadvantages of top bar beekeeping. No beekeeping experience needed. Participants are asked to bring a veil…

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May 2015
Bernheim Members $20 per person for series; Non-Members $30 per person for series

Family Backyard Beekeeping Series

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Bernheim Volunteer Beekeepers for Family Backyard Beekeeping, a six-part series that will introduce participants to the basics of bees and beekeeping. During the second Sunday of each month from February to July, families will collectively build a hive, install a buzzing ball of honeybees, inspect the hive, and (hopefully!) harvest honey. Because the hive will be placed in the Edible Garden, families will be able to visit the honeybees they help raise. This series is held every second Sunday…

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June 2015
Bernheim Members $20 per person for series; Non-Members $30 per person for series

Family Backyard Beekeeping Series

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Bernheim Volunteer Beekeepers for Family Backyard Beekeeping, a six-part series that will introduce participants to the basics of bees and beekeeping. During the second Sunday of each month from February to July, families will collectively build a hive, install a buzzing ball of honeybees, inspect the hive, and (hopefully!) harvest honey. Because the hive will be placed in the Edible Garden, families will be able to visit the honeybees they help raise. This series is held every second Sunday…

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July 2015
Bernheim Members $20 per person for series; Non-Members $30 per person for series

Family Backyard Beekeeping Series

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month until July 12, 2015

Join Bernheim Volunteer Beekeepers for Family Backyard Beekeeping, a six-part series that will introduce participants to the basics of bees and beekeeping. During the second Sunday of each month from February to July, families will collectively build a hive, install a buzzing ball of honeybees, inspect the hive, and (hopefully!) harvest honey. Because the hive will be placed in the Edible Garden, families will be able to visit the honeybees they help raise. This series is held every second Sunday…

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