Your $40 fee will include full membership to the Mississippi Valley Beekeepers Association (MVBA), membership to the Illinois State Beekeepers Association (ISBA), the book First Lessons in Beekeeping, and a day filled with expertly skilled beekeepers presenting knowledge that allows you to get started in beekeeping.
One of numerous stations with informational literature free for the taking. Along with several informational posters with other native pollinators, bee life cycle, and pollinator habitats to name a few.
At all beginner classes we give away door prizes at the end of the class. Here are two of the "sweeter" prizes. Other prizes include smokers, hive tools, and other beekeeping equipment to help you on your way in the first year of beekeeping!