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Les Crowder Workshop May 30-31, 2015 – Keeping Bees Naturally

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World renowned Top Bar Guru Les Crowder is coming to Austin for a workshop on May 30th and 31st.

Both workshop days are 10am-4pm with a one hour lunch break.
Location is Bee Friendly Austin Apiary – 9874 Wier Loop Circle; Austin, Tx 78736

Saturday’s workshop will be geared more towards first and second year beekeepers with topics such as beginning beekeeping, natural and chemical free hive control, honey extraction and more.

Sunday’s workshop will include more advanced topics such as management for honey production vs management for hive increase, queen raising, beeswax rendering and uses, pollination with top bar hives, and more.

Workshop will be at the Bee Friendly Austin Classroom and Apiary in SW Austin and will have limited seating available.  Each day includes a hands on portion in the Bee Yard with live beehives, you must dress appropriately!  Please bring, rent, buy, or borrow a bee suit you are comfortable using.  You may attend 1 day or both days.  Early registration discount if you register by May 3, 2015.

CLICK HERE to register!

*Refunds will incur cancellation fees as follows:
Requests prior to May 3rd – $10 cancellation fee
Requests between May 4- May 10 – $20 cancellation fee
Requests between May 11- May 17 – $30 cancellation fee
Requests between May 18- May 24 – $40 cancellation fee
Requests between May 25- May 28 – $50 cancellation fee

Liability Disclaimer: By purchasing you are agreeing to sign a participant waiver. The waiver will apply to all participants you register. If the parent or guardian is not present at the lesson, please print the waiver, obtain the signature of the guardian, and bring it to the session.

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