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General News · 2nd August 2009
Tamara
BACKYARD BEEKEEPING
AN EVENING INFORMATION SESSION BY THE BEE GUARDIANS
With Corwin Bell and Karen Sadenwater

What is a Bee Guardian? ?
A Bee Guardian is interested, in aiding bees as a species in order to recapture their genetic vitality and diversity. Bee Guardians utilize beekeeping methods that respect the honeybee and oversee the local environment, ensuring it to be safe for the bees. ?

Are you new to beekeeping or the top bar method. We will cover how to get started with bees in a top bar hive for your backyard. Learn the benefits of the pollination the Bees bring to your garden and flowers and to your local environment.
You will learn the first year of getting started and the important role of Bee Guardianship (caring for bees).


WHEN: WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12th
6-9 PM
WHERE: LINNAEA FARM
TIBER BAY ROOM
$10 AT THE DOOR
REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE


Corwin has been passionately working with bees for over 14 years. He practices a holistic ?approach in caring for bees that focuses on enhancing the bee’s immune system ?through attentive listening, meditative communing, right timing and sustainable ?methods. In his courses he reveals a connection between bees and humankind as ?symbolic of a broader interconnection between humans and the natural world. ?Corwin promotes a "backyard" hive method and philosophy in which he encourages and inspires interested and willing individuals to connect with ?bees through an altruistic Guardianship that goes beyond hobbyist beekeeping. ?Bell travels widely giving lectures and workshops to raise awareness of honeybee ?genetic biodiversity and to promote alternatives to conventional beekeeping practices. ?His is currently working on a book The Bee Guardian, which delves into this approach.
Check out their website www.beeguardian.org