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Offline falconflyer23

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Learner needs coach
« on: June 26, 2012, 03:34:11 PM »
Hi all,

I joined this forum because I want to learn all about beekeeping so I can start beekeeping on my own next season. I live in Columbia, SC right now. I went to university to study wildlife and think it is time to start beekeeping. I just have no idea where to begin. I have read lots about it and watched youtube videos and "Vanishing of the bees". These inspired me to take the plunge and start seriously becoming a beekeeper. Right now, I am looking for someone to show me the ropes. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Daniel

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Re: Learner needs coach
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2012, 03:45:34 PM »
Welcome to the forum.   There are quite a few beeks on the forum from SC.   And there is a lot to be learned from the posts here also.   

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Re: Learner needs coach
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2012, 04:02:14 PM »
Welcome to the addiction. I, too, fool with wildlife and bees which is a great combination.  Columbia is a beautiful town and if I were closer would be more than happy to have you come peek into my hives.
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Re: Learner needs coach
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2012, 04:23:35 PM »
"falconflyer"   do you have a bird?   I'm on the right of this pic


Offline Joe D

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Re: Learner needs coach
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2012, 02:05:17 AM »

Welcome to the forum, Daniel.  You can also check into a local bee club.  I have been to and gone through Columbia several times.  Have several relatives there and Sumter and friends on lake murry.  Good luck, and it is addictive.



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Re: Learner needs coach
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2012, 07:31:27 AM »
Definitely check out any area bee clubs. Clubs often offer beginner's classes, and are great places to find mentors and get connected to nearby beekeepers:
http://www.scstatebeekeepers.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1213126

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Re: Learner needs coach
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012, 09:32:27 AM »
Welcome to the site!

 

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