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Attention all nature lovers! It's time to shake off those boredom blues and get ready for the great outdoor learning adventure. 

Our exciting courses and programs, designed with the adventurous adult in mind, provide you with the skills to turn that grand idea into a real-life hobby or income earner.

Whether it is creeping in for a close-up of your favorite furry critter or learning the art of beekeeping - mmm, can you say yummy honey - you are sure to find a program that will satisfy your eclectic appetites.

Animal Photo Safari

Join us for a special tour at the Edmonton Valley Zoo filled with many photo opportunities and a chance to go behind the scenes! A zoo staff will arrange unique opportunities to get closer to some amazing animals. All photographic skill levels are welcome. This course is perfect for anyone who wants to participate.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16-100 Mar 25 - Mar 25 1:00pm - 3:00pm Valley Zoo Adult
$36.00
619618
Available Nov-01-2017
Instructor: introduced in class
Urban Beekeeping

Have you always wanted to step out your back door and see your very own beehive? This 1 and 1/2 day course teaches the skills needed to have a successful hive. Topics covered in class include honeybee lifecycle, hive management, honeybee behaviors, bee and hive selection, and City of Edmonton regulations about urban beekeeping. On the second day, you'll get hands on experience with a hive learning proper hive set up, how to safely collect honey and deliver medications. After the course, you'll have the opportunity to be part of a mentorship community to assist with troubleshooting problems with your hive. This is an approved course for those interested in becoming an urban beekeeper in the City of Edmonton.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
17 and up Oct 21 - Oct 22 10:00am - 4:00pm John Janzen Nature Centre Adult
$250.00
613012
Instructor: introduced in class
What's the buzz about honey?

Looking to learn more about honeybees and the incredible things they make? Join us and the honeybees at the zoo to jar your own fresh honey off the comb to take home, make your own pair of beeswax candles, and taste honey from different types of flowers. Whether you?re a bee-giner beekeeper, or just interested in having some fun come see what the buzz is about!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16-100 Sep 30 - Sep 30 1:00pm - 3:00pm Valley Zoo Adult
$60.00
618761
Instructor: introduced in class

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