Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
As we button down our hives for the fall and winter season, we look forward to abundant, healthy bees in spring. Please continue to post your beekeeping activities, questions and activities as beekeepers never really rest, do we?
I am bringing in 4 pound packages of bees again this year. I will also be doing a free seminar at the East Mountains Soil and Water Conservation building on the 24th of March. Please go to my web site …Continue
My partner and I have been planning to start bee keeping. He gave me a hive for Christmas. This seems like the time to order our bees. Does anyone have recriminations for where to get our new friends?Continue
Hello, I am looking for 2 top bar nucs for 2018 spring. I would like local (NM) survivor bees. Is anyone anticipating making splits ? My hives are built to Les Crowder dimensions.Continue
Anyone else experiencing high bee losses so far this fall/winter? I am down to three hives from the seven I closed up in October from two different bee yards. All the same, full stores, no bees left except the queen, a few nurse bees and capped…Continue
In December 2017 my bees absconded leaving my hive completely void of any bees. Frames full of honey for the winter. I have put out sugar water for these bees just in case they were nearby and hungry/thirsty. Last night (Jan. 7,2018) I had about…Continue
Started by Ken Eklund in Swarms Jan 8.
Hello,I'm a new member to the beeks forum. Thank you for allowing me to join. I am applying for a field tech position in California doing data collection with pollinators and would like to be as prepared as possible. After contacting the research…Continue
We have many great speakers presenting at the NMBKA Annual Conference. Please take a moment to look over the flyer, and share with others! Please note that the cost of admission is the NMBKA $30 annual membership fee. …Continue
Started by Abq Beeks in News + Announcements Jan 4.