Want to keep bees? Beginning beekeeper class set in Chattanooga

Want to keep bees? Beginning beekeeper class set in Chattanooga

December 18th, 2015 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a hive of honey bees is on display at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the 82nd annual Vermont Farm Show at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Jct., Vt. Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1 percent of their colonies, the second highest loss rate in nine years, and then managed to recover a bit, according to an annual survey conducted by a bee partnership that includes the U.S. Department of Agriculture.(AP Photo/Andy Duback, File)

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Photo by The Associated Press/Times Free Press.

The Tennessee Valley Beekeepers Association (TVBA) in Chattanooga is preparing for the 2016 Beginner Beekeeping Mentorship Program.  This mentorship is designed for those who have little or no experience in beekeeping. The number of registrants is limited and is filling up fast. 

If interested, please email TVBA at beemailus@gmail.com before Jan. 25. 

You can find more information at www.tennvalleybeekeepers.org  on the "Dates and Events" tab.


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