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UNL Level 1 Beekeeping Workshop Lecture and Field Day 2024

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
UNL East Campus Apiary
GPS: 40.828970, -96.655257
Lincoln NE
Additional Info: For the Part 2 Field Day on Saturday, April 6, we will be meeting at the Pollinator Garden on East Campus, UNL Apiary, GPS: 40.828970, -96.655257
Target Audiences:
UNL Bee Lab, (402) 472-8378,
This is an introductory-level course that focuses on everything you need to start beekeeping, including topics on beekeeping equipment, protective gear, honey bee biology, stressors, and management basics. Part I of the course includes lectures, hands-on activities, and demos by several speakers. Part II of the course is a field day that gets you in the hives and takes the lessons from Part I into practice. Learn how to set up the equipment, install and handle bees safely, and perform hive inspections.

Part I (Lecture): Sunday March 17th, 2024, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Classroom at Schramm Education Center, Gretna, NE. Located on Highway 31, approximately 6 miles south of Exit 432 on I-80

Part II (Field Day): Saturday April 6th, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Pollinator Garden on East Campus, UNL Apiary, GPS: 40.828970, -96.655257

Cost: $60 per person, $20 per additional family member, and an optional $10 charge for a workbook. This course also is paired with a field day. Your spot will not be reserved until your check for payment is received.

If you have any questions please call 402-472-8378 email or visit

Make checks payable to: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Send class fee to:
UNL Bee Lab
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

Additional Public Info:
Part 2 Field Day Meeting Location: Pollinator Garden on East Campus, UNL Apiary, GPS: 40.828970, -96.655257

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This event originated in Great Plains Master Beekeeping.