Mason Bee House Cleaning Workshop2016-10-29 1:30 - 4 pm Instructor: Brian Campbell Price: Member $35 / Non-member $42
Mason bees need a clean nest for optimal health, and this hands-on workshop shows you how to do it and why it is important.
Led by Bee Master Brian Campbell, participants will open nests, understand the bee-built architecture inside, and look for problems such as parasitic wasps, carpet beetles, fungus and mites. The bee cocoons will be taken out and washed, while home invaders such as wasps will be found and removed. If you have a mason bee nest, bring it to class for cleaning, as well as a clean mason jar and a flashlight.