Beekeeping 101 (January), Beekeeping 201 (January), and Winter Beekeeping (July) are offered through Johnston Community Education. All courses include an in-person group hive inspection. 101 is certified with the Great Plains Master Beekeeping Program.
local bee club
My local bee club is the Des Moines Backyard Beekeepers and it has a website. We hold monthly meetings all year and when it’s warm out, I lead group hive inspections. Confident beekeepers is my goal!
private facebook group
As long as you answer the easy entry questions, you can engage with more than 1000 members and have access to collections of files and photos dating from 2013 to the present.