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The Buzz on Beekeeping – Intermediate Course

Yellowhead County Agricultural Services is The course is being held on Saturday March limited.
now offering an intermediate beekeeping course 25th, 2017 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Peers Please pre-register and pay before March 17th,
to compliment the Beekeeping Basics Course Multiplex. Snacks and refreshments will be 2017. For more information or to register please
that was held in February. provided throughout the day, as well as a light contact the Yellowhead County Wildwood Office
The Buzz on Beekeeping will go over the lunch. The cost to attend is $25.00/ person. at 1800-814-3935 or 780-325-3782.
several main facets of beekeeping. “Patty Please register for this course early as space is
Milligan who taught the Beekeeping Basics
Courses will be joining us again, this time to dive Yellowhead County hosting Funeral
deeper into the aspects of what it really takes to
be a beekeeper,” explains Yellowhead County's Planning workshops in Evansburg and Niton
agricultural services coordinator Melissa
Marquis. “This class is meant for those who
attended our beginner course in February of this Planning for a funeral can give a person a lot of Martel from Town and Country Funeral Services
year, or for those who have already tried their anxiety and can be very stressful especially in a in Evansburg give a presentation on planning a
hand at beekeeping and need some more very difficult time when a loved one passes funeral on March 7 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at
information.” away. the Evansburg Tipple Park Museum.
The Buzz on Beekeeping will go over spring The Funeral Planning workshops will enable As well, we will have another funeral planning
and fall management, dealing with swarms, you to learn all the details and everything workshop with the staff of the Edson Funeral
splitting hives, problems with queens, detailed involved in planning a funeral to make the next Home give a presentation on planning a funeral
steps for registering your bees, diseases, details funeral you plan less stressful and give you on March 22 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the
about the harvest, and the time frame. This class comfort when you have everything in place. Niton Community Hall.
is only recommended for those who have These workshops will also benefit you in These workshops are free and light
previously taken a beginners course, have tried planning your own funeral to ensure that your refreshments will be served.
beekeeping in the past, or for those who are last wishes will be completed as well as taking Please register at the Yellowhead County
currently beekeeping. Attendants with 1 – 3 years the burden away from your family members Wildwood Office a week prior to the workshops
of beekeeping experience will benefit the most when you pass away. by calling 780-325-3782 or 1-800-814-3935.
from this intermediate course. We will be having Lanny Busby and Michelle

Phone: 780-723-4800 Toll Free 1-800-665-6030 Fax: 780-723-5066
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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