Learn the Buzz: Beekeeping Course Series begins Jan. 25

January 15, 2021

Kaskaskia College Community and Continuing Education are offering four classes, beginning January 25, on the art of beekeeping led by master beekeeper and adjunct instructor Terry Combs. All four courses are available via Kaskaskia College’s distance learning program, with broadcasts available at the Salem, Trenton, Vandalia, Nashville, and Greenville education centers.

Combs resides in Keyesport and keeps bees within Bond County. His specialty is varietal honey, which has earned him many competitive ribbons, including first place at the 2012 Illinois State Fair (Springfield) and the 2017 Illinois State Fair (DuQuoin).

The four classes available are:
• Beginning Beekeeping, January 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
• Keeping Bees Healthy, February 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
• Honey Production, February 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
• Queen Bee Rearing, February 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Full course descriptions available at www.kaskaskia.edu/academics/continuing-and-community-education.

Space is limited for all classes due to COVID-19 guidelines. All students must pre-register for classes.

Kaskaskia College will continue to enforce social distancing and safety guidelines established by the Illinois Community College Board and the state’s Restore Illinois program. Precautions include wearing a mask indoors, proper hand sanitizing, and visitors completing the College’s prescreening tool available on the KC Connect Mobile App or at www.kaskaskia.edu. These and other measures have been put in place to ensure everyone’s health and well-being.

Questions? Want to register for a class? Contact the Kaskaskia College Community and Continuing Education Department at 618-545-3255 or ce@kaskaskia.edu.

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