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beginning beekeeping course, focus on starting beekeeping, ordering hives, being mentored Topics covered include 1 urban bee rules, 2 location choices, 3 installing bees/queens, 4 what to check inside the hive, 5 swarm protection/creating extra queens, 6 mentoring opportunities, 7 winter preparation/treatments, 8 precautions The next course in Edmonton, Alberta, is Saturday January 9th 8:30am to 1:30pm. If interested, contact Malcolm Connell, connellmjm@hotmail.com, 22 years in beekeeping.

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last beekeeper course, May 7th, $60 fee
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Pirates Rugby Club

The last beginner beekeeping course I'm teaching this year is Saturday 8:30am to 1:30pm. May 7th .

Each person attending pays $60 cash when they arrive. Bring a snack if necessary.

Graduates of the course can take part in the free mentoring sessions in North Edmonton on Friday nights and Saturday mornings from late May to August.

For info. contact Malcolm

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just contact Malcolm
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You can join the free Edmonton Bee Forum by sending your request to Malcolm's e mail, [masked] .
The purpose of the free Edmonton Bee Forum is make announcements, discuss issues, mentor new beekeepers, buy and sell equipment and bees.

Send your e mail address to Malcolm so he can put on the Edmonton Bee Forum.

If you want to join the free Edmonton Bee Forum, you need to use your e mail to send the message to Malcolm's e mail. If you just click on reply, it gets to Malcolm but your e mail address is not visible to him.

Edmonton beekeepers barbeque, Saturday July 16th
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Craig Toth's Farm

The annual Edmonton and District Beekeepers Association barbeque starts at 4pm. Saturday July 16th at Craig Toth's place: 25217 Township Road 552, Sturgeon County.


Drive from St. Albert towards Morinville. Go north of hwy 37. Turn right at Carbondale Rd. about 10km north of St. Albert, 6km south of Morinville. As you drive east along Carbondale Road, it's he third house on the right ( south side of the road ). It's a pot luck. Barbeques are available. Alcohol is allowed. Bring your own lawn chair.

It's a geat event to find a beekeeper mentor and to chat with new and more experienced beekeepers.

If you get lost, call Craig[masked]

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