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UMaine Extension Offers Intermediate Beekeeping Courses

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

There’s still room in our intermediate beekeeping course in January 2014.

Master Beekeepers Jack Hildreth and Erin MacGregor-Forbes will instruct an intermediate level beekeeping course titled Apiary Management at USM in Portland consecutive Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., from Jan. 8, 2014 to Feb. 12, 2014. The $130 per-person fee includes a textbook; a $180 fee covers two family members and a textbook to share. The intermediate level beekeeping course is designed for beekeepers that have more than two years of beekeeping experience and / or currently manage 2 or more hives.

To register online: 

Bees on honeycomb

UMaine Extension in Cumberland County Announces Advanced Beekeeping Course Feb 26-March 26, 2013.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Falmouth, ME – Registrations are be taken for advanced beekeeping course. Instruction provided by Certified Master Beekeepers.

Advanced Intermediate Beekeeping:

The Advanced Intermediate School (new this year) is designed for accomplished beekeepers with five plus years of experience, or those who have already taken Intermediate Bee School.  Completion of an Intermediate Bee School or instructor permission is a prerequisite for this course.

  •  Tuesdays, February 26 – March 26 at USM Portland campus 209 Payson Smith Hall. $120/per person.

For additional information and registration see our website:

Or contact: Lois Elwell, UMaine Extension in Cumberland County at 207.781.6099 or