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BEE KEEPING WITH SHANTA

Onging 2019,

Begins May Long Weekend at ANU

Please visit

for a full discription of Shanta bee keeping workshops (plus other great workshops)

and for registration.

Spring splits

2019-05-16 10:00

2019-05-16 16:00

In this workshop we will be exploring the different possible ways you can expand your yard. Making splits is a vary good way. We will explore the pros and cons of letting the girls make their own. 

 

Spring Queen and yard expation series.

2019-05-16 10:00

2019-05-16 16:00

In This workshop we will doing a variety of things in the yard. Continuing our seasonal approach to training.

Queen rearing, Grafting, nuc making Work Shop series.

2019-05-25

2019-04-12 04:05

 

Early Summer Management

2019-07-17 10:00

2019-07-17 16:00

We continue with our Early summer management of the bees. We are now starting to see our spring pastures dry up. We need now to keeping our bees feed and hopefully with enough feed for our winter sales after the girls are well feed with their own feed if not contaminated. 

Summer Hive Evaluation

Grindrod bc

2019-07-21 10:00

2019-07-21 14:00

Join us for a interactive workshop in the make of Replacement nucs, queen catching and introduction We will also cover brood evaluation and recording.

 

Equipment Maintenance

2019-07-23 10:00

2019-07-23 12:00

Learn how to maintain your equipment. Cull equipment and comb for disease and contamination. Things to look for in buying equipment.

 

Summer Hive Evaluation

2019-07-23  10:00

2019-07-23  14:00

This Workshop will take place at the Anu Garden in Cherryville.

​Bee pasture planting workshop.

2019-07-24 10:00

2019-07-24 16:00

This series of workshops will be about foods that bee need for health. There will be an eye to plantings that benefits us as well. Honey and pollen is the two main food sources for both human and bees. Others are wax, propalis and the bees and queens themselves.

 

Feed the Bees at Salmon Arm Fall Fair

2019-09-11 08:00

2019-09-13 17:00

Not exactly a workshop but you will be informed. Drop by our booth at the Roots and Beets event in Cherryville. Join us and support the bees and other pollinators in your area.

 

Winterizing your Yard

2019-09-12 10:00

2019-09-12 14:00​

 

Extraction workshop and winter prep.

2019-09-20 08:00

2019-09-20 04:00

 

Honey Extraction Workshop

2019-09-20 10:00

2019-09-20 13:00​

 

Feed The Bees Workshop. In yard event.

2019-09-26 10:00

2019-09-26 15:00

Winter colony check

2020-02-24

2019-02-24 14:00