Top Bar Hive Class Registration

Cover of textbook by WAM, sold separatelyTop Bar Hive Class with Dr. Wyatt Mangum

Hosted by National Geographic
Sponsored by the DC Beekeepers Alliance, the Maryland State Beekeepers Association, and the Bowie-Upper Marlboro Beekeepers Association

  • Instructor: Dr. Wyatt Mangum is a Professor at the University of Mary Washington and an expert in top-bar hive beekeeping. He also writes the Beekeeping Topics column for The American Bee Journal. Dr. Mangum has kept bees for over 40 years, including 200 top bar hives. His textbook, Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom and Pleasure Combined, is packed with how-to photos.
  • Class fee: $50, textbook ($54.39 including sales tax) not included (order here or copies available at class). Light refreshments, lunch not served.
  • Class is for: Beekeepers who have completed classwork in basic bee biology (such as a local beginners course) and/or with a year or more of beekeeping experience. This class will not include introductory beekeeping information. This course will cover a demanding range of topics in a very full day.
  • Location: National Geographic Headquarters, 1145 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20036. Nearest Metro Stations: Farragut North (3 minutes), Farragut West (6 minutes). No parking provided.
  • Date/Time: Saturday, March 10, 2018, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • For additional information: education@dcbeekeepers.org, (202)255-4318

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory. Your contact information will be used for class administration purposes only, and will not be shared with third parties.

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