Interested in keeping honey bees?
Are you a beekeeper wanting to increase you hive management skills?
Are you interested in how to maintain a sustainable apiary reducing expensive hive failure and queen costs?
If any of the above are of interest, the Bee School at Salem State University offers the necessary hands-in education to become a more successful and sustainable beekeeper.
The Bee School offers three courses covering all aspect of beekeeping. The courses are offered throughout the year at times when they will be most beneficial to novice and expert beekeeper alike.
The Bee School, through its diverse and timely education programs is a resource center for the region’s beekeepers, no matter their level of expertise.
Sustainable beekeeping at Salem State University is a three-course sequence that can be taken in any combination at $50 per course.
Dr. William Hamilton has been keeping bees for over 45 years in locations across the U.S. He completed graduate level work on honey bee biology and currently operates apiaries in Massachusetts and Connecticut and directs a Honey Bee Phenology Research Station.