Coastal Empire Beekeepers Assn.

  Located within the Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah, Ga.

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FUNdamentals of Beekeeping Workshop(Closed)

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Oatland Island Wildlife Center


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • All day event covering basic-urban beekeeping skills, with class topics on Bee Biology, Packages Vs NUCs, Honeybee Pest, Basic Equipment, Honey/wax processing and more!

    Note: Educational opportunities for attendees continue into March & April. Details shared during the event to students.

Since 2007, CEBA has offered a day-long beekeeping workshop at the end of February, the best time of the year to start beekeeping.

Session topics, which may vary each year, include:

  • Basic beekeeping equipment
  • Getting started with packages or nucs
  • Colony location/fly-away zones
  • Honey bee biology
  • Varroa, small Hive beetles and other pests 
  • Honey, chunk comb and wax

The $50 registration fee includes the book "First Lessons in Beekeeping" by Keith S. Delaplane.

During the event, CEBA raffle tickets will be sold for a variety of beekeeping items. CEBA also raffles off two NUCs, that are available to the winners in the spring (normally April). 

The workshop is open to the public. All participants must be at least 16 years old. The workshop(s) have limited classroom sizes.

Registration with payment is required to participate. No walk-ins.

Registrations Closed February 23rd!!!

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