Resources for teaching about Pollinators
Resources for teaching about Pollinators 

2018 FALL SESSION CLASSES

Columbia, MO  Columbia Area Career Center Enrichment Program

Bees, Blooms & Butterflies: Pollinator Basics for Non-Gardeners        $12

Attracting and protecting beneficial insects is something everyone, any age, can do, even if you don’t have a garden. This mini-class is designed to present potential beekeeping students with an overview on pollinators. This offers a very broad overview on how plants reproduce, how plants are pollinated, different types of insects and a small section on Integrated Pest Management.  Focus will be on honey bees and monarch butterflies to help students understand why there is so much news coverage on these two species. (2.5 Hours)

Mon Sep 10, 2018   Noon to 2:30 pm      G332.18F

                                        5:30 pm to 8:00 pm  G332.2.18F

Register at: https://CACC.asapconected.com    under Garden and Agriculture

What's Involved in Keeping Honeybees   $ 9

Overview of how honeybees can help you and your garden, why you might want to keep them, and a general knowledge of what is involved with establishing your first hive. Designed as a preview of the Beginning Beekeeping course, that begins September 19. (1.5 Hours) 

Wed Sep 12 2018    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm     G332.2.18F

Register at: https://CACC.asapconected.com    under Garden and Agriculture

 

Beginning Beekeeping  $119

Designed and presented by the Apiary Specialists of Jim ‘n’ I Farms, Inc., this 6-week course offered to help anyone interested in working with managed honey bee hives. The in-class instruction will provide students will a solid understanding of what is involved with keeping honey bees in Missouri. Six classes involved are as follows: (6 Sessions) (1) Overview of Pollinators and Managed Beekeeping (2) Bee Anatomy and Social Behavior (3) Honey Bee History, Hive Options and Equipment (4) Honey Bee Nutrition (5) Honey Bee Diseases and Pests (6) Honey Harvesting, Marketing and Value-Added Products.

Weds Sep 19 to Oct 24 2018   6:00pm – 8:30pm  G923.18F

Register at: https://CACC.asapconected.com  under Garden and Agriculture

Union, MO  East Central College Community Education Program

Beekeeping 101        $55

This 6-week course is offered to help anyone interested in working with managed honey bee hives. The in-class instruction will provide students with a solid understanding of what is involved with keeping honey bees in Missouri.  Course #: 2019CE CE 0100 BEE 1 

Tuesdays  Sep 11 thru Oct 16, 2018  5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   ECTC Rm 114

There are several ways to register for classes:

Call 636-584-6529

Scan Completed Registration Form to: ce@eastcentral.edu.

Mail Completed Form to: East Central College  Attn: Community Education  1964 Prairie Dell Rd. Union, MO 63084

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