Photo by John Farrel

Photo by John Farrel

 

Upcoming Classes

Appalachian Beekeeping Collective Information Session

Free information session for individuals who have applied or will apply to join the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective. Administrative and education staff will be present to discuss the Collective’s contract and answer questions about what being a partner entails.

How to sign up: Register by calling 951.217.4846 or by emailing pkietzman@appheadwaters.org.

Times and Locations:

  • March 5 at 7:00 – Summers County Memorial Building, 451 1st Ave, Hinton, WV 25951, Map here.
  • March 13 at 7:00 – Concord University Student Center Conference Room D, 1000 Vermillion Street, Athens, WV, Map here.
  • March 21st, 7 PM, Beaver campus of the New River Community and Technical College, Room 134. Map here.
  • March 22nd, 7 PM, Lewisburg campus of the New River Community and Technical College, in the auditorium. Map here.

 

Beekeeping 101

This is a five-week class offered to train new beekeepers in the art and science of beekeeping. This class will cover the basics of getting started with beekeeping, keeping your bees healthy throughout the year, and identifying common problems in a hive and finding solutions for them. An introduction to honey bee biology will also be given. **Attendance at this class is mandatory for those interested in becoming partners in the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective.

How to sign up: Register by calling 951.217.4846 or by emailing pkietzman@appheadwaters.org.

 

Raleigh County

Tuesdays from 7-8:30 PM from January 16 through February 13th

Held at the Beaver campus of the New River Technical and Community College

280 University Drive, Beaver, WV 25813-8987

Room #127

Map here.

 

Summers County

Thursdays from 7-8:30 PM from January 11 through February 8th

Held at the Summers County Memorial Building

451 1st Ave, Hinton, WV 25951

Map here.

 

Greenbrier County

Wednesdays from 12-1:30 PM from January 17 through February 14th

Held at the Lewisburg campus of the New River Technical and Community College

653 Church Street, Lewisburg, WV 

Room 200, in the Arts & Sciences building

Map here.

 

Tuesdays from 7-*;30 PM from February 13 through March 13

Held at the WVU Building at the State Fairgrounds

Map here.

 

Mercer County

Thursdays from 7-8:30 PM from February 15 through March 15th

Held at Concord University in Conference Room A-B in the Beasley Student Center

1000 Vermillion Street, Athens, WV 

Map here.

 

Fayette County

Thursdays from 7-8:30 PM from March 1 through March 29th

Held at Oak Hill City Hall Building

100 Kelly Ave, Oak Hill, WV 25901 

Map here.

 

"Is Beekeeping Right for Me?"

This is a free one-hour class giving an overview of beekeeping. Learn about the goals of the Appalachian Bee Collective and how you can be involved! The next several classes are:

 

Fayette County: February 26th at 6:30 PM at the Fayetteville Presbyterian Church, 401 Maple Ave W.

Greenbrier County: February 8 at 7 PM at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in the Alumni Center