The Urban Beekeeper
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Students cover areas necessary to prepare as a beekeeper. The following topics are reviewed: The History of Beekeeping in Ontario, Honey Bee Biology, Beekeeping equipment, Honey production, Feeding and Wintering, Queen Introduction and Colony Numbers, A Season of Beekeeping, Organics, Pollination, Hive products and Ontario Regulations. Students acquire the knowledge that guides them for the coming beekeeping season. The course manual used is the Ontario Beekeeping Manual by the Ontario Beekeepers Association. A field trip to an apiary is included.