Coastal Empire Beekeepers Assn.

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

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2022 FUNdamentals of Beekeeping Workshop

  • Saturday, February 26, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Oatland Island Wildlife Center
  • 11


(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.

Registration is closed

Since 2007, CEBA has offered a course in beekeeping each February.  We will be holding the event with restrictions on attendance and requirements to follow CDC Guidelines.  

The six topics to be taught include the following:

  • Basic Beekeeping Equipment
  • Getting started with Packages Vs Nucs
  • Urban Colony Locations & Fly-away Zones
  • Honeybee Biology
  • Varroa, Small Hive Beetles and other Pests 
  • Honey, Chunk Comb and Wax

The $75 Registration fee covers all six classes and includes the book "First Lessons in Beekeeping" by Keith S. Delaplane.

CEBA will raffle off two five frame NUCs (valued at $165 each), that will be available to the winners in the Spring (normally April/May).  You do NOT have to be present to win the NUC (only one NUC winner per person).

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

Note:  Mask will be required indoors (available free at Workshop, if needed).

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

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