Festivals & Events:
Telluride Summer College: Beekeeping
Telluride Summer College presents a workshop in beekeeping.
Saturday, 10 - 3
Instructor: Richard Nunamaker, PhD Biology
This workshop will include live bees and different options for keeping bees. Dr. Nunamaker has studied insects, and especially bees for 30 years. He is has a vineyard and currently keeps bees on this property outside of Grand Junction. He also travels and lectures about the Colony Collapse. This is a great opportunity to be exposed to these vital insects and their biology.
Beekeeping (or apiculture, from Latin apis, bee) is the maintenance of honey bee colonies, commonly in hives, by humans. A beekeeper (or apiarist) keeps bees in order to collect honey and beeswax, to pollinate crops, or to produce bees for sale to other beekeepers.
Telluride Summer College:
The University Centers of the San Miguel (UCSM) is partnering with Mesa State College, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Telluride School District, CSU Extension (San Miguel Basin) office, The New Community Coalition, and others to create the Telluride Summer College.
High school and college students, and interested adults are invited to take these great classes. The classes are available for up to 6 Mesa State College credits, and also for non-credit. These classes can also be applied to the new Mesa State College Certificate in Sustainability Practices.
Earn Certificates in UCSM Sustainable Studies and/or Permaculture Design and further your knowledge and career opportunities as well as expand your relationship with the natural world.
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