Beginning Beekeeping classes are open for registration now in the area cities of Ankeny, Des Moines, Polk City, and West Des Moines. There will also be two “thinking about it” classes for folks who are interested but not quite sure that bees are right for them. For details, click for a convenient table below.
Category Archives: education
July meeting notes
Thank you to Eric and Keri Kenoyer for hosting the club in July. As usual, we talked about things to think about for the next month of beekeeping.
Notes can be found here:
Three photos from the evening include
Quad Cities Pollinator conference
More info here: http://nahantmarsh.org/event/qc-pollinator/
2016 Iowa Beginning Beekeeping class information
Interested in keeping bees? Want to learn more about the bees you already have? Info about classes across the state of Iowa has been compiled for you —
****updated to include Iowa Falls 1/7/16****
Click here to open a word document containing dates, times, instructor names, fees, and registration information
The Des Moines Backyard Beekeepers meet generally on the third Thursday of the month. Check the Events Page for more locations and other information.
The Friendly Beekeepers of Iowa (FBI) meets on the fourth Thursday of each month from March through October at 6:30 pm. with a speaker or a roundtable discussion. Meetings are held at Calvary Baptist Church, 2708 N Jefferson Way, Indianola, IA 50125. Contact is Judy Spence.
Central Iowa Beekeepers Association (CIBA) meets on the third Saturday in January, March, May, July, October, and November. Contact through Facebook Messenger.