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Sustainable Urban Beekeeping: The Basics

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While bees are struggling in rural environments, they've been thriving in urban ones. If you've been thinking of taking up urban beekeeping, this introduction to the challenges and opportunities of keeping bees in the city is for you.

Topics covered include: honeybee anatomy & behaviour, site selection, available resources, necessary equipment, laws & registration, and the beekeeping year.

This course may be taken individually or as part of the Sustainable Urban Beekeeping certificate series available through the Humber Arboretum and Humber College. 

Course fee: $75 (plus HST) 

When: Sunday January 14 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Centre for Urban Ecology, Humber Arboretum (At the back of the Humber College North Campus, 205 Humber College Blvd., Toronto - Directions

To Register: If you would like to register for this workshop alone or if you are interested in registering for the full beekeeping certificate call the Humber Arboretum at 416-675-5009 or email arboretum@humber.ca