Saturday, November 4, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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$25, YAA Members $20

For ages 14 years and up.


Yakima Area Arboretum 
1401 Arboretum Drive
Yakima, WA 98901

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Colleen Adams-Schuppe 
Yakima Area Arboretum 

To Bee or Not to Bee?

If you’re thinking about becoming a backyard beekeeper or are just curious about what’s involved with keeping bees, then this is a great introductory class for you. This class is designed for absolute beginners.  No prerequisite knowledge required.  Learn about the cost and time commitment of keeping bees, what equipment you need and even how to acquire bees! Plus, you'll learn tons of other practical tips about how to be a successful beekeeper and how to avoid common mistakes. 

Taught by members of the Central Washington Beekeepers Association. 

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The Central Washington Beekeepers Association is one of the many clubs and societies affiliated with the Yakima Area Arboretum. Affiliated members share the Arboretum's educational mission and help the Arboretum to foster an appreciation for responsible environmental stewardship.