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Beginning Beekeeping Class

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bees on a frame

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Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping: equipment, hive design and construction, bee biology and behavior, bee management, and bee products. This comprehensive class is a prerequisite for joining the GPCA volunteer beekeeper program. These classes tend to fill up quickly, so be sure to register early. Pre-registration is required.

Scholarships are available! Please fill out this Scholarship Application or contact Mattie Wilson at mwilson@garfieldpark.org for more information. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Sunday, September 18th at 5:00pm CST.

Accommodations: When you register for this workshop you will be asked to provide any accommodations requests. If you have any questions or would like to request an additional accommodation, please contact Mattie Wilson at mwilson@garfieldpark.org, at least 72 hours prior to the event start.

Please read our updated Covid-19 protocols (link opens in a new tab).

Registration ends October 7th at 10am CST.

For all fee-based programs and tours, we are able to provide full refunds up to two weeks prior to the program date. Within two weeks, we can offer a credit for a future class, or a refund in the event that we have a waitlist for the program and we can fill your spot.

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Date:
October 9
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beginning-beekeeping-class-registration-405312971007

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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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