Free beekeeping event on Sept. 21

DOVER — Learn about beekeeping basics, beehives, honey production and more at a free Open Hive Event sponsored by the Delaware Beekeepers Association.

The free public event will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Redden State Forest, 18074 Redden Forest Drive, Georgetown, off East Redden Road and just east of U.S. 113.

There will be a full slate of speakers and demonstrations for all ages, and lunch will be served. Attendees should wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt and shoes to protect from ticks, chiggers and other pests.

For more information, contact Geri McClimens at the Delaware Department of Agriculture, 302-698-4577.

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Dan Shortridge
Chief of Community Relations
Delaware Department of Agriculture