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Thornapple Woodlands, LLC is a small company promoting honey bees and maple syrup. Its owner, Don Snoeyink, thoroughly enjoys presenting honey bee educational seminars for people of all ages as well as seminars about the legend and current methods of maple syrup production and how and why sugar maple trees produce the sweet sap used for maple syrup.

Don teaches Beekeeping 101 classes on how to become a beekeeper, Beekeeping 201 Classes for more experienced beekeepers, and a class on how to produce maple syrup in your own back yard.

Don is a regular presenter at libraries, schools, nature centers, retirement communities, and various other venues. He has been published in the American Bee Journal, which is a national beekeeping magazine. Don has also been featured on local television, written about in the local newspaper, and been a guest on a local radio program.