Announcing the 2018 Beekeepers
Pikes Peak Beekeepers
This two-day course covers all aspects of beekeeping in the Pikes Peak region. You will learn how to acquire bees and the necessary equipment to keep them. Bee biology and the skills to manage
your bees through the four seasons, including disease management, will be covered. We will also demonstrate equipment assembly and honey extraction. All lectures are presented by local beekeepers
with years of collective knowledge.
Whether you are interested in keeping your own colonies, or simply wanting to know more about these fascinating and necessary creatures and their wonderful product – honey – this easy-to-follow
course will open a new door into the natural world for you.
When: We have two different weekends for you to choose from: March 3-4 or March 10-11 (Classes will be filled on a first-come,
Class times: Saturday, 8am until 4:30pm and Sunday, 8:30am until approx 4pm
Where: El Paso County Transportation Center
3275 Akers Drive
(near North Carefree and Marksheffel Road)
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
Cost: $65.00 per person via Eventbrite:
(If you cannot use Eventbrite or have trouble with this link, please contact Sandy Halby
Includes the book First Lessons in Beekeeping.
- For first-time Bee School students only - an additional $10 buys one year of PPBA membership; a savings of 33% over regular membership price.
- No children under 12 years old, please. Also, children 12-16 years old will be not allowed to attend Bee School unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Questions: Contact Mike or Sandy Halby
Phone (719) 528-5483 or e-mail to:
There is limited seating – we had a waiting list last year!
If you see a swarm, contact Lazarus Fields at 765 - 425 - 1940
or e-mail: ltf [at] fieldsofnaturalhoney.com
Here's some bee swarm photos: