The importance of bees to our society is clear and there is demand to learn more about these amazing creatures. This program will give participants the opportunity to improve their knowledge of beekeeping and learn about keeping native and africanized bees in Nicaragua. Designed for those with a knowledge of beekeeping, this is an exceptional chance to see alternative methods of beekeeping while exploring Nicaragua its culture and agriculture.
Registration is now closed for the 2018 tour.
AS FEATURED IN THE ONTARIO BEE JOURNAL
This incredible experience includes two courses. The first is a practical introduction to the stingless Melipona bee in the region of Jinotega. The second is an exploration of tropical africanized bees in the region of Madriz. For all the details please download the outline here.
Regular: $3000 (taxes included)
Non-profit: $2750 (taxes included)
Student: $2500 (taxes included)
This program is in cooperation with our partners in Nicaragua. Check out their pages to learn more about their work.
Mantis Environnementale holds a permit in Québec. Prices include TPS/TVQ and the contribution FICAV: $3.50/$1 000
• Preparation in Canada
• Tranport in Nicaragua
• 3 meals a day
• Lodging in a shared room
• Meliponiculture Course (4 days)
• Tropical Apiculture Course (3 days)
• Trip to a coffee plantation
• Carbon credits to compensate the emissions related to our trip