OKOBOJI, Iowa - As a follow-up to the Community Education class Tim Olsen will lead Thursday, he will host a more in-depth class in February about how to get started beekeeping.

The class will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and continue 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Dickinson County Nature Center, Okoboji.

The workshop will also be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and continue 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum, 1900 S Perry Place, Sioux Falls, S.D.

The two-day workshop will teach participants how to be successful first-year beekeepers.

For more details and to register, contact the NW Iowa Beekeepers Association at nwiabeekeepersresearch@gmail.com or (507) 227-5919.