Christy Hemenway of Gold Star Honeybees presented on this panel, too.
Local beekeeping clubs/short course opportunities:
- Bowie-Upper Marlboro Beekeepers Association (PG County): www.bumbabees.com
- Montgomery County Beekeepers Association: www.montgomerycountybeekeepers.com
- Beekeepers Association of Northern Virginia: www.beekeepersnova.org
- DPR Beekeeping Program: email firstname.lastname@example.org
- DC Beekeepers Alliance (no course yet): www.dcbeekeepers.org
Recommended books -- there are others!
The Beekeeper's Handbook, Third Edition, Avitabile and Sammataro: Comprehensive, but could use an update.
The Beekeeper's Handbook, Third EditionThe Backyard Beekeeper - Revised and Updated: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden, Kim Flottum: accessible, good pictures, you will need more information than this
First Lessons in Beekeeping, Delaplane: compact, accessible, useful, but you will need access to additional information.