Inside the Hive

Inside the Hive

Conservation and Stewardship Class with Online and Onsite Components
two bees on a bright yellow flower
Hank Davis

Dates & Prices

July 10–13, 2024

Fee for the lecture and onsite class: $68

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $61

Fee for the online lecture only: $29

Fee for the online lecture only for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $26

Registration ends on July 7, 2024

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

Join beekeeper Dr. Katie Krebs and go inside the hive, taking a close look at the fascinating world of bees. Begin with an online lecture on hive activity and hierarchy. Then, visit Longwood’s hives for a close inspection of what goes on inside; you’ll be able to watch the bees dance and the hive swarm up close, among other exciting activity. Bring your questions and get answers and expert insight into all things bees.

Course Schedule

Participants can register for the online lecture and the onsite class, or just the online lecture.

Online Class
Wednesday, July 10, 7:00–9:00 pm

Onsite Class
Saturday, July 13, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Inclement weather date: Sunday, July 14, 2024

Full course content includes both the online and the onsite components.


Onsite at Longwood Gardens and an additional online session.

This program will take place partially or entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear footwear suited for walking on uneven paths and through wet areas.


Katie Krebs and Paul G. Lysko, Ph.D