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Beekeeping Webinar

Posted by Kelly Allsup - Bugs

Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener

Are you bee curious? Learn what it takes to keep bees in your own backyard! The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues with the second session of the series titled, Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener.

This program will take place Tuesday, February 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the McLean County Extension office, 1615 Commerce Parkway in Bloomington. There is no charge for the program but advance registration is necessary. Please register at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/ or contact the extension office at (309) 663-8306.

Master Gardeners will present this webinar via the University of Illinois teleconferencing system, allowing live discussion between the presenter and gardeners throughout Illinois.

Beekeeping is a growing and rewarding hobby that can be enjoyed by most backyard gardeners.Join Jennifer Fishburn, Horticulture Educator, as she discusses "Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener.'' She will discuss basics of starting a backyard colony, understanding honeybees and hive management.

Following the live program, all 2015 Four Seasons Gardening programs are made available on a University of Illinois Extension Horticulture YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEYBGqFXZS6Sn37n1mVcY1g.

University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs and research-based information to help Illinois residents improve their quality of life, develop skills and solve problems. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program please call the office.

McLean

This program will take place Tuesday, February 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the McLean County Extension office, 1615 Commerce Parkway in Bloomington. There is no charge for the program but advance registration is necessary. Please register athttp://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/or contact the extension office at (309) 663-8306.

Livingston

This program will take place Tuesday, February 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Livingston County Extension office, 1412 S. Locust in Pontiac. There is no charge for the program but advance registration is needed. Please register at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/ or contact the extension office at 815-842-1776.

Woodford

This program will take place Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Eureka Library in Eureka. There is no charge for the program but advance registration is needed. Please register at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/ or contact the extension office at 309-467-3789.

This program will take place at the El Paso Library on February 17 at 1:30 p.m.. There is no charge for the program but advance registration with the Library is needed. Please call 309-527-4360.

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