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2013 Central Oregon Beekeepers Assn. Bee School

Saturday, March 9, 2013 (All Day Event)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contacts: Mike Ashley 541-280-4940 captvik@gmail.com Central Oregon Beekeepers Association announces the 2013 Beeschool This years school will be held Saturday, March 9, 2012 and Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Partners in Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR (off 27th and Courtney). The Saturday session will be for beginning beekeepers or for those who just want to learn about beekeeping. It will begin with a classroom lecture, then move to several hands on sessions on woodenware, pest management, frame building, beekeeper tools and protection, honey extraction and more. The Sunday session will be for more advanced beekeepers and is to be taught by Dr. Ramesh Sagili, PhD, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University The school will explore honey bee culture through: Applied honey bee biology Helping beekeepers to anticipate rather than react to problems Honey bee colony management The Saturday (March 9th) hours will be from 9:00am to 5:00pm. You are encouraged to bring a sack lunch or you can purchase at shops nearby. The Sunday (March 10th) hours will be from 9:00am to 3:00pm (depending on question load) Again, you are encouraged to bring lunch. Total cost for both days is $25.00 for non-COBKA members. (the cost includes 2013 COBKA membership) If you are a current COBKA member, the cost is $5.00 Pre-registration is necessary! You can register by email: beeschool@cobeekeeping.org or call 541-280-4940. Class size is limited to 50. Central Oregon Beekeepers Association holds a monthly meeting the 2nd Thursday of each month. Our mission is to provide public education and a forum for all of those who are interested in honey bees and the challenges of colony management in Central Oregon. Our website is www.cobeekeeping.org

Partners in Care
2075 NE Wyatt
Mike Ashley
captvik at gmail.com
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