COLUMBUS – The 14th Indiana Beekeeping School will be held across the state via an Internet broadcast on January 14 and 15, 2011. The class will be beamed to Columbus, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Terra Haute, and Lafayette. At Ivy Tech-Columbus/Franklin, the class will meet in Room 314 in the main building. Rob Green, founder of the Indiana Beekeeping School, will discuss the importance of and methods involved in beekeeping during this two-day course. He will also discuss Colony Collapse Disorder, focusing on the damage due to declining bee populations.
Class members may choose to have a beehive kit and all of the equipment needed to be delivered to the class, where there will be three construction workshops between the classroom presentations.
Registration for the class may be made online at http://www.IndianaBeekeepingSchool.com or by mail at Indiana Beekeeping School, 7057 Bluffwood Ct., Brownsburg, IN 46112.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.