Rio Arriba County Extension has organized  a few intro to beekeeping workshops in April that Melanie Kirby of Zia Queenbees Farm & Field Institute will be teaching.

May 24 & May 31: Part I- Abiquiu Extension Office

May 26 & June 2: Part II- NMSU Alcalde Sustainable Agriculture Science Center

Part I will focus on classroom theory- seasonal cycle and management concepts

Part II will focus on the equipment, its uses and field practicum on hive revisions
Each workshop begins at 1:00– 4:30 pm, refreshments provided and handouts. Bee Keeping May Workshops 2016

Attached is the flyer with details.

Call (505) 685-4523 to register- $10/class.