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Swarm Prevention Workshop

Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 9:30 am — 12:00 pm

The East Bay has a particularly long swarm season. Swarm prevention begins in February and continues through June. Be prepared! This class shows you how to keep ahead of your bees’s expansion and keep their broodnest open, so they don’t swarm. We’ll dive into bee biology and the natural urge for the bees to reproduce (swarm). This class will touch upon organizing your hive (e.g. where to move frames so they get the honey capped quickly, so you don’t have a multitude of uncapped honey). Lastly, we’ll cover how to catch a swarm.

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Cost: $35
This event is wheelchair accessible.

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