Beekeeping class offered Saturday at extension center

The Southern Oregon Beekeepers Association will host a one-day "bee school" Saturday at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point.

The class, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is for beginning to intermediate beekeepers. The cost per person is $30. Participants should bring a sack lunch.

The class will be taught by beekeeper Thom Trusewicz, co-founder of the Clatsop County Beekeepers Association. He also teaches beekeeping each winter at Clatsop Community College.

Preregistration is preferred but participants can also sign up Saturday morning.

For more information or to register, contact association secretary Julian Lewis at 535-5817 or by e-mail at

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