Learn to be a beekeeper in Luxembourg
Ever wanted to know how to keep bees? You can learn right here in Luxembourg thanks to a new English language information session.
Bee Social, Bee Prepared, is an initiative launched by bee conservation group Bee Together in a bid to encourage more people to keep bees in the Grand Duchy.
Hosted on January 13 from 7pm in the capital, the workshop will look at considerations of keeping different bee races, beehive systems, where to set up, the correct clothing and equipment and where to get hold of it.
There will also be a chance to find out more about beekeeping clubs around the country.
Speakers will include experienced beekeepers Joe Molitor, Marc Thiel and Hubert von Dewitz.
The organisation was launched in a bid to reverse the recent dramatic fall in Luxembourg's bee populations. From Autumn 2010 to Spring 2013, numbers fell by more than 40 percent. The demise of bee colonies is thought to be down to mites as well as the loss of habitat and use of pesticides in agriculture.
To find out more about this event, email email@example.com
To register your attendance, please visit www.eventbrite.com/o/bee-together-luxembourg-6875740615
Further beekeeping theory courses will be held in English from February to April.
If you would like to volunteer for Bee Together, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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