Learn the basics of beekeeping. If you are curious about honeybees, interested in starting your own hive and harvesting your own honey, or you already have a hive and want to learn more about managing it, join experienced beekeepers to learn how to start beekeeping. Explore the history of beekeeping, bee anatomy, starting up a colony, managing it through the year, basic beekeeping supplies and equipment, honeybee pests and diseases, harvesting honey, and more.
This program takes place in person at The Morton Arboretum.
Instructors: Pete Soltesz, president, and Kim Kulton, board director, Cook DuPage Beekeeping Association
Age: 16 and older