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.
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.