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Beekeeping 101
Contact Mike Embrey: 410-924-0028 (cell) or mecharjew@yahoo.com.
Location January 24, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Sophie Kerr Room, Miller Library at Washington College
Beekeeping 101

Starting in January 2019, Michael Embrey will be offering a beginning beekeeping classes in both Chestertown and Easton. The classes are supported by the Upper Eastern Shore Beekeeping Association. Beekeeping 101 consists of a total of 7 classes. The first five classes will be held every other week until the end of April. The last two classes, focusing on winterizing your hives and keeping your bees healthy, will take place in September. Attendants will learn about the lives of bees, how to take care of hives, pest and diseases, swarm management, honey extraction and much more. Mr. Embrey is a retired apiculturalist with the University of Maryland Extension and has been teaching beekeeping classes for decades. The recommended textbook Is, "The Beekeeper's Handbook, Fourth Edition" by Diana Sammataro. Registration fee for the entire series is $130.

Classes in Chestertown will start on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Sophie Kerr Room, Miller Library at Washington College. To register for either class, please contact Mike Embrey: 410-924-0028 (cell) or mecharjew@yahoo.com. Checks should be made payable to Tuckahoe Apiaries, 630 Greensboro, MD 21639

Classes in Easton will start on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9am until noon at the Talbot County Extension Office, Marvel Court (off of Glebe Road).

In addition to the classes, anyone interested in bees or beekeeping is invited to attend the monthly lectures and meetings of the following Beekeepers Associations:
Upper Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association, 2nd Wednesday of the month in the yellow building at the Kent County Public Library in Chestertown.
Lower Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association, 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Wicomico Extension Office on Nanticoke Road in Salisbury.
Wye River Beekeepers Association, 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Adult Education Center at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills.

More information is available online: www.uesbees.org or on Facebook Upper Eastern Shore Beekeeping Association

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