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Beginning Beekeeping Virtual Class

March 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bees on a frame


Spend 2 days virtually connecting 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 lecture based class has been adapted for a virtual experience and is limited in capacity to encourage questions and group interaction. Pre-registration is required. Automated live captioning is available.

*This class takes place over the course of 2 days
Class 1- Tuesday, March 16th 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Class 2 – Tuesday, March 23rd 6:00pm – 8:30pm

General Registration – $50

Volunteer/Member Registration – $40

Scholarships are available! Please complete the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION to be considered.

Cancellation Policy: If you find this class date no longer works for you, we will gladly refund your money if it is more than two weeks prior to the class date. If it is within two weeks, we can either move your registration to a different class date or you can use the money as a credit towards another class offering before the end of our fiscal year (June 30). In the event that we have a waitlist, with 24 or more notice, we may be able to refund your spot.

Registration closes Tuesday, March 16th at 5:00pm.


March 16, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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