February 22, 2019
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UMaine Extension Offers Intermediate Beekeeping Course

Community Author: Tara Wood
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MACHIAS— University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a six​-session ​intermediate beekeeping course on Wednesdays, ​March​ ​​7​ – ​April ​​18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Maine Extension office, 28 Center St.

The course, taught by Master Beekeeper Andrew Dewey, is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of  hands-on experience and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in the Washington County area. There will be a private Facebook group for the class to expand on class discussions and for the instructor to post additional resources, including articles and video links​.​

Course fee is $50 per person, or per couple if willing to share materials. Enrollment is limited to ​​10​ people.

Register and find more information online  ​or email tara.a.wood@maine.edu. To request a disability accommodation, call 800.287.1542 (in state) or 207.255.3345.

About University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.