October 2017
Natural and Biodynamic Beekeeping Course for Beginners in (the city of) Salzburg
09:00 - 17:00

The course is designed to start you on your  journey toward becoming a Natural Beekeeper. Based on bee-friendly and biodynamic principles, you will receive professional knowledge of the fundamentals of natural bee-keeping. By the end of the course, you will be ready to set up your own beehive on your property.

Natural Beekeeping sees a bee colony as a single undividable organism and aims at keeping bees in accordance with their true nature.  It is all about  understanding, respecting and supporting the essential biological needs of the honeybee.

You will learn about:

  • The importance and principles of Natural Beekeeping
  • Understanding honeybee stress and how to prevent or reduce it
  • Giving your honeybees the freedom to build natural combs and reproduce by swarming
  • The „Bienenwiege“ top-bar-hive as one of the best hives to support natural beekeeping 
  • How to put your swarm into its new home
  • Natural options for controlling Varroa mites
  • and many more important topics.
Date: October 14th-15th, 2017; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Haunspergstraße 37a, 5020 Salzburg

Meals: Lunch in a local restaurant (not included)

Course fee: Members € 120,— / € 160,— 

Booking: info@bienenschutzgarten.at  or : 0 34 62 / 346 86