July 11th, 2023 Beekeeping Workshop in Lansing, MI

People inspecting hive


Join Michigan State University for an in-hive beekeeping workshop. The hands-on session will cover hive handling, how to inspect a colony for signs of disease or stress, and how to monitor and manage varroa mites.

Members of Great Plains Master Beekeeping can count this workshop toward field training hours. Current and past students in the Heroes to Hives program are welcome to register.

This event is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or other circumstances.

Registration is $20 per participant. If the registration fee poses a barrier to your enrollment, please Ana Heck at heckanar@msu.edu to inquire about a fee waiver. Fee waivers are also available to students.


  • Registration is required.
  • This event is only for adults (18 years or older).
  • All participants are expected to understand that there is a risk of being stung. Participants are encouraged to arrive with their own protective gear/clothing. MSU will have veiled beekeeping jackets (sizes M and XXL) for participants to borrow, but protection from stings is not guaranteed.
  • If you have ever experienced an allergic reaction to an insect sting, you must receive clearance from a medical professional and the program instructor prior to the event.

Accessibility accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact, Ana Heck, two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

State: Michigan
Field Training: 

Course Date: 
July 11, 2023

Course Time: 
6:00PM - 7:30PM

Course Location: 
MSU Pollinator Performance Center, 4090 College Rd, Lansing, MI 48910

Course Cost: