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May 3, 2014

MABA hosting a "Georgia Certified Beekeeper" Testing

Location:
Atlanta Botanical Garden
11345 Piedmont Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30309

Cost:
$50 for testing ($5 for parking at the Gardens)

Discription:
Certified Beekeeper level is the first in 'an intensive four-step program designed to provide participants the opportunity to increase their knowledge about all things dealing with bees and beekeeping. This program gives participants the opportunity to learn and also teach others about beekeeping and promote the industry. It also helps establish the participant as an authority and an educational resource in his or her community. Individualized instruction is provided through a series of classroom lectures and hands-on workshops by experts in the field of beekeeping. Individuals should be familiar with the basic skills and knowledge necessary for the beginning hobby beekeeper.

Registration:
MABA Website



May 3, 2014

Forsyth Beekeepers Club hosting a "Georgia Certified Beekeeper" Testing

Location:
Sawnee Mt. Preserve
4075 Spot Rd.
Cumming GA 30040

Cost:
$44.00

Description:
The Georgia Master Beekeeper Program is an intensive four-step program designed to provide participants the opertunity to increase their knowledge about all things dealing with bees and beekeeping.
The certified level is the first of four levels. To qualify to take the exam for the level of Certified Beekeeper, the individual should be familiar with the basic skills and knowledge necessary for the beginning hobby beekeeper. Offcial text of the program is the 2007 edition of First Lessons in Beekeeping, Dadant & Sons

Registration:
Call Hoyt Rogers 770-479-1731



May 17, 2014

FBC's Annual Queen Rearing Class

Location:
Sawnee Mountain Preserve
4075 Spot Rd.
Cumming GA 30040

Cost:
$30.00 non-members
$10.00 members
(price includes all equipment, lunch, and the possibility of 4 queens)

Description:
This class takes the mystery out of queen rearing. This can be a profitable side line to beekeeping, and it is easier than you may think. If you have a great colony, you may want to rear queens from that colony to beef up another colony.

Registration:
Call Hoyt Rogers 770-479-1731



May 31, 2014

Children's Bee School (Tara Beekeepers)

Location:
Reynolds Nature Preserve
5665 Reynolds Road
Morrow, Ga 30260

Cost: FREE

Description:
The class is open to all children ages 9-14. A parent must accompany the child/children. Kids will learn the basic aspects of honey bees, why we need bees, a brief function of the inner workings of the bee hive, what products we get from the honey bee, the tools beekeepers use, a demonstration of how a smoker works and the kids will be able to view a real bee hive (observation hive).

Parents must sign a release for the children.

Contact/Registration:
ehoneyman2@aol.com or beecharmer0703@gmail.com


September 19-20, 2014

Georgia Beekeepers Association's Fall Membership Meeting

Cost: TBA

Discription:

Vendors:
Rossman Apiaries
Walter T. Kelly
Mann Lake
Pipeline Packaging
Allied Labels
Solutionbee
American Bee Federation

Hotel Information:
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hampton and Comfort Suites. Rooms are guaranteed 30 days prior to the meeting. Reservations made after August 18 will be based on availability.

Hampton Inn
2461 N. Columbia St
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-451-0050
$89 + Tax per night - Includes Breakfast

Other Area Hotels
Fairfield Inn
2631A N. Columbia St.
Milledgeville, GA 31061
855-297-1428

Days Inn
2551 N. Columbia St
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-453-8471

 


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108 Formosa Dr.
Cordele, GA 31015
229-322-5025
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