Course Details:

This course is designed for people who are looking to begin beekeeping or for anyone with an interest in honeybees.

This course includes a copy of:

First Lessons in Beekeeping by Keith Delapane 


1 year membership to Jefferson County Beekeepers Association

Classes will be held on Tuesday nights from
6:30pm-8:30pm at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Auditorium.


Feb 11, ​18, 25, March 3, 10

There will also be field trips to the bee hives at the Botanical Gardens - dates will be announced

There are no plans to provide makeup days so please plan to attend each class.

Class fee includes membership dues for Jefferson County Beekeepers Association.

Membership includes:

  • access to purchase bees via Association

  • monthly newsletter

  • access to borrow Association equipment (extractors, uncapping knife, uncapping tank)