Green Initiatives at RIC
Beginner Beekeeping Classes
The course will cover everything the beginning beekeeper needs to know. Subjects will include getting started, the honeybee life cycle, choosing an apiary site, buying bees and equipment, assembly of the hive, installing package bees, catching swarms, nectar sources, bee diseases and pests, hive inspections and wintering. A variety of beekeeping equipment will be displayed and demonstrated.
School and Community Gardens 101
Friday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom, Rhode Island College
The URI Outreach Center, in partnership with Rhode Island College, is pleased to offer the 2nd annual School and Community Garden 101! This full-day program is designed for formal and informal educators, parents, novice and experienced gardeners and community leaders.
The Rhode Island College community is dedicated to enhancing the environment of those that learn and work on our campus now and in the future. To that end, we are committed to environmentally friendly practices. Under the leadership of President Nancy Carriuolo, Rhode Island College is implementing many new initiatives that will decrease our carbon footprint and enhance our sustainability efforts. We welcome input and suggestions from the campus community as to how we can do even more.