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Guelph Horticultural Society Tour of the Honey Bee Research Facility
June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am$2.00
Meet at “Townsend House”, Honey Bee Research Centre, 308 Stone Rd East, on the north side of Stone between Gordon St and Victoria Ave.
The tour will last approximately 75 minutes. Minimum tour size is 20 the a maximum of about 40. We gather in the front =garden where the staff members are introduced. We then spend 20 minutes in the classroom where we will learn about the biology of honey bees. Instruction will also be given on how to behave around stinging insects before going outside, where we will be shown how beekeepers are able to safely work with bees. Beehive components will be brought o us for an up-close view. Everyone is given the option of tasting honey directly from the honeycomb!
Everyone participating will be required to complete a release form.