The park district in Carol Stream, IL is advertising a natural beekeeping class on its website (see below). I don't see it mentioned on this forum, so here are the details for anyone who might be interested. Thanks!


Class Title: Beekeeping The Natural Way (Carol Stream Park District)

Come learn why more people are turning to 100% treatment-free beekeeping methods to save time and money and raise healthier, locally-adapted honey bees. This informative six-week class covers honey bee biology and behavior, beekeeping skills and equipment, hive assembly and maintenance, honey extraction, and seasonal tasks -- everything you need to start enjoying this fascinating hobby. Optional textbook available. This class also fulfills the Hanover Park Community Apiary’s instructional requirement for new beekeepers.

Register online at www.csparks.org, or call (630) 784-6100. Refer to Course ID# 40213.

Dates: January 26 - March 2, 2015
Day: Mondays
Time: 7 - 9:00 pm
Age: 16 years and up
Fee: $50
Location: Fountain View Recreation Center, 910 N. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188