University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College’s Community Education Program offers a variety of hands-on, non-credit Life and Leisure classes that are open to the public year around. Customized courses or private, company-only courses are also available. Contact Kristin Howell at (501) 907-6670 ext. 3407 or email [email protected] for pricing and details.
Tuesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 11
Apprentice Bee Keeping
UA-PTC is partnering with the Midwest Master Beekeeper Program to offer Apprentice Bee Keeping! This class will focus on the principles of beekeeping which include: the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationships, and essential equipment and requirements.
The Midwest Master Beekeeper certification program consists of six levels: Beginner Beekeeper, Apprentice Beekeeper, Journeyman Beekeeper, Junior Master Beekeeper, Master Trainer, and Master Beekeeper. By the end of this first course, individuals will be able to help experienced beekeepers in the management of hives.
The Apprentice Beekeeping course is a 5 hour course that will be split into two 2.5 hour classes. The first class will be held Tuesday, April 9 from 6-8:30 p.m. and the second class on Thursday, April 11 from 6-8:30 p.m.
The $61 registration fee for this course includes the two classes and a beekeeping book used as a study guide for examinations. The class is taught by an experienced local beekeeper.
Pre-registration is required.
When: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: UA-PTC Business and Industry Center
Address: 3303 E Roosevelt Road Little Rock, AR 72206