Honey Bees 101 - Middle and High School Students
Are you curious about honey bees? Would you like to experience the awe of opening a bee hive? If so, Honey Bees 101 is for you! Collaborate with your peers and Friends of Five Rivers’ beekeeper Nancy Conway during a week of hands-on experiences designed to explore the following topics: Honey bee anatomy, metamorphosis, and castes; Colony life, hive history, wax and frame preparation; Flower evolution, honey creation, and taste testing; Signs of disease and pests, future of honey bees; Beekeeping equipment and hive inspections. Participants must be entering grades 6 to 12 in September.