Honey bee colony health inspection workshop in Augusta, MI

August 6, 2022 12:00PM - 2:00PM

W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Bird Sanctuary,12685 E C Ave, Augusta, MI 49012

Contact: Ana Heck

Photo of a honey bee with a varroa mite on her abdomen.
A varroa mite on a forager. Photo by Dan Wyns.

Join Michigan State University for an in-hive workshop. The hands-on session will cover hive handling, how to inspect a colony for signs of disease or stress, and how to monitor and manage varroa mites.

This event is subject to change or cancelation due to weather or other circumstances.


  • This event is only for adults (18 years or older).
  • All participants are expected to arrive with protective gear/clothing.
  • If you have ever experienced an allergic reaction to an insect sting, you must receive clearance from a medical professional and the program instructor prior to the workshop.
  • This event is free, but registration is required.

The workshop will be held at:
W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Bird Sanctuary
12685 E C Ave
Augusta, MI 49012

Accessibility accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact, Ana Heck, two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.


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Tags: agriculture, beekeeping, kellogg biological station, kellogg bird sanctuary, pollinators and pollination

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