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Master Beekeeper Apprentice Level Course

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Bees on honeycombRegistration for the Spring 2018 course is now open.

WSU Snohomish County Extension is sponsoring a session of the apprentice level course in the Washington State Beekeepers Association’s Master Beekeeper Program. The five-week course serves as a thorough introduction to beekeeping for novice beekeepers as well as a comprehensive refresher course for experienced apiculturists.

The spring 2018 sessions of the Master Beekeeper Apprentice Level Course will be Monday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. starting February 26 thru March 26, 2018 at the WSU Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 – 128th St SE, Everett.

Topics covered

BeekeeperDesigned to build basic beekeeping skills, topics covered include bee biology, equipment, seasonal management requirements, identification and management of pests, as well as honey removal and processing. Overall focus will home in on the unique challenges and benefits to beekeeping in the Pacific Northwest.

A workshop manual complements the lectures. Participants completing the course and passing the Washington State Apprentice Beekeeper level exam (open book test) receive a certificate towards the Journey and Master Beekeeper levels.


Spring 2018 registration is now open; Monday evenings February 26 thru March 26, 2018.

Class size is limited and always sells out well in advance of the course. Cost for the five-week series is $100 per person.

Register online at

More information on the course and instructor.

For more information on the course, contact Dave Pehling,, (425) 357-6019.


February 26
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kate Ryan
(425) 357-6024


WSU Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium
600 – 128th Street SE (McCollum Park)
Everett, WA 98208 United States
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