Registration is now open for three Rolla Bee Club basic beekeeping classes.

The non-profit, educational organization will have two basic beekeeping classes January 26 and February 23 at the Brownwood Estates Clubhouse from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The third class is for second year beekeepers and will be held March 23, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. also at Brownwood Estates Clubhouse.


The cost for each class will be $50, which includes materials as well as a catered lunch. The class size will be limited. The basic beekeeping classes will include basic bee behavior and biology; beekeeping equipment needs and costs; how to properly use beekeeping equipment, how to set up bee hives and how to get bee colonies through their first winter.


The second year class will focus on basic beekeeping skills to be a successful beekeeper.

All instructors are active beekeepers.


Rolla Bee Club meets the 4th Sunday of the month at the Brownwood Estates Clubhouse.

California, Rolla. Social hour starts at 1 p.m. The meeting is from 2-4 p.m.


The next Rolla Bee Club meeting is:

__January 27

__February 24

__March 24

__April 28

__May 26

__June 23

__July 28

__August 25

__September 22

__October 27

__November 24

__No December meeting.