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Class Dates

Class Dates

Beginning Beekeeping Classes

Postponed until further notice due to Corona Virus.  All registered students will be contacted and arrangements will be made to mail a manual to you.


 Hands On Class: Installing a Package

Due to the current conditions, the West Plains Beekeepers will offer two live Zoom meetings to participants in the Beginning Beekeeper and Apprentice classes offered Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. Participants can watch and ask questions of the presenter.  Please contact the West Plains Beekeepers at to obtain the Zoom link to these presentations.
Saturday, 4/11/20 at 11am (approximately 30 minutes). Kevin Oldenburg will talk about setting up your hives to be ready for package day.
Saturday, 4/18/20 at noon (approximately 45 minutes).  Kevin Oldenburg will demonstrate how to put the package of bees into your hive.
West Plains Beekeepers will offer actual hands-on experience in its apiary when the social distancing order is lifted