Sawgrass Marriott Bee & Garden Program – *Intermediate Level – (Version 1.1 – November 11, 2017)

Sawgrass Marriott Bee & Garden Program

*Intermediate Level

(Version 1.1 – November 11, 2017, Matt Sanchez)


___ Has Mentored an Apprentice for One Full Season

Name of Apprentice: ___________________________________

Signature of Apprentice: _______________________________


___ Has Completed Three Full Seasons

___ Season A) _____________

___ Season B) _____________

___ Season C) _____________


* Individual project: build a nucleus colony from scrap wood.


(On the Job Training and/or Testing)

Can Identify / Describe the Following:


(Honey Bees)

___ Hive Beetle

___ Varroa Mite

___ Wax Moths

___ Emergency Cells

___ American Foul Brood

___ European Foul Brood

(Gardens)

___ Native Wildflowers

___ Earthworm Composting

___ Anaerobic Composting

___ Aerobic Composting

___ Kratky Method of Hydroponics


Demonstrates Proficiency with the Following (Practical):


(Honey Bees)

___ Entering the Apiary and Approaching a Colony

___ Extraction of Honey

___ Measuring Moisture Content of Honey

___ Storage of Honey

___ Equalizing a Colony

(Gardens)

___ Earthworm Composting

___ Kratky Hydroponics

___ Regenerative Culture / Planting Vegetables from Produce

___ Vigilance in Maintaining Plant Watering Cycle


Can Explain in Detail:


(Honey Bees)

____ Temporal Polyethism

____ How Bees Communicate with Pheromones

____ Swarm Impulse

____ The Effect of Pesticides on Bees

____ Colony Collapse Disorder  

(Gardens)

____ Kratky Method of Hydroponics

____ How to set up a worm bin

_____ Three Sisters method

_____ Square Foot Gardening

_____ Permaculture