March 10, 2014
Tri-County Beekeepers First Meeting
Gillsville Baptist Church
2595 Hwy 323
Gillsville, GA 30543
The Tri-County Beekeepers will be holding their first meeting from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Their first speaker will be Bill Owens and the topic is Spring management. Door prizes will include a complete hive, hive tools, books and shirts. This first meeting will be FREE
Slade Jarrett 706-677-2854 or Aubrey Ledford 706-654-6861 if you have any questions.
May 3, 2014
MABA hosting a "Georgia Certified Beekeeper" Testing
Atlanta Botanical Garden
11345 Piedmont Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30309
$50 for testing ($5 for parking at the Gardens)
Certified Beekeeper level is the first in 'an intensive four-step program designed to provide participants the opportunity to increase their knowledge about all things dealing with bees and beekeeping. This program gives participants the opportunity to learn and also teach others about beekeeping and promote the industry. It also helps establish the participant as an authority and an educational resource in his or her community. Individualized instruction is provided through a series of classroom lectures and hands-on workshops by experts in the field of beekeeping. Individuals should be familiar with the basic skills and knowledge necessary for the beginning hobby beekeeper.