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Collapsing Comb In The Heat 4 Replies

I was wondering if anyone had a thought on TBH comb collapsing in the heat.  I am wondering if the hive roof makes a difference or if the depth of the TBH is what does it?  Both?I have two different styles of TBH's.  One is shallower than the other…Continue

Started by Christina Parlapiano in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Jerry Anderson 2 hours ago.

Bees in downed tree branch in SV park 1 Reply

I got a call just now about a hive in an old cottonwood at the Quinten T Anderson Park, near Isleta and Rio Bravo. The branch came down during the storm last night and now the bees are flying around. I'm not sure what it would take to collect the…Continue

Started by Carlos Aragon in Swarms. Last reply by Steven Murphy 20 hours ago.

Top Bar Hives with Healthy Colonies For Sale 7 Replies

Hi Everyone,To my heartbreak, I have developed a life-threatening allergy to bees...had to go to the hospital for anaphalaxis about a month ago. As a result, I am selling some of my hives.Here's some info on them, and would be happy to discuss more…Continue

Started by Kim in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Ted Wilcox yesterday.

Another cutout opportunity

Once again, I got contacted about bees at a canale.  Sure enough, seems that they've taken up residence in the wall of this place.  The homeowners are interested in rescuing the colony, but it's beyond my ability and experience.  The house is in the…Continue

Started by Zig (John Ziegler) in Swarms Jul 17.

Swarm Cells Available NOW!

I got a call earlier in the day from TJ Carr. He has 3 swarm cells available and possibly a virgin queen. Call him ASAP if you need them. Contact: TJ Carr at 263-3025Continue

Started by Jessie Brown in Swarms Jul 15.

Proposed Bee Camp for Youth event. 3 Replies

Dear Beeks,Please indulge me for a moment, Two of my lovely Daughters who are interested in pollinators have suggested ideas for involving youth in efforts to support pollinators In fact they are gathering ideas for activities... for a "Bee Camp for…Continue

Tags: Youth, For, Camp, Bee

Started by Raymond Espinoza in News + Announcements. Last reply by Darren Jewell Jul 13.

Offer: Smoker 2 Replies

We were cleaning up and found a second (smallish) smoker we'd forgotten about.  If anyone can use it, call me.  I'm in the Lomas & Carlisle area, and will put it on the porch.  232-8322Continue

Started by Buckner Creel in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Buckner Creel Jul 13.

Honey Research

Here is a good reason to eat even MORE honey.http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/raw-honey-contains-probiotic-boosts-immunityContinue

Started by Ivy Bullard in News + Announcements Jul 10.

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Jerry Anderson replied to Christina Parlapiano's discussion Collapsing Comb In The Heat
"Take it from an old timer... heat accumulation is a major issue for beekeepers in Albuquerque. Your…"
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August Mentoring at the Open Space Visitor Bee Yard at Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard

August 15, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Join ABQ Beeks mentors and experienced beekeepers to learn how…See More
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James Cutler is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
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Puttin' the Bee in Boulder Western Apicultural Society Conference at Boulder, Colorado

October 1, 2015 to October 3, 2015
The Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA) is pleased to host the 38th annual Western…See More
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Profile IconKonnie B. Nelson and Raymond Espinoza are attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Putting the Bee in Boulder- 2015 Western Apicultural Society Conference at Millenium Hotel

October 1, 2015 to October 3, 2015
The CSBA is pleased to host the Western Apicultural Society annual conference. The conference will…See More
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Steven Murphy replied to Carlos Aragon's discussion Bees in downed tree branch in SV park
"The bees were just robbing out the comb in the fallen branch.  The main hive was still in the…"
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Puttin' the Bee in Boulder Western Apicultural Society Conference at Boulder, Colorado

October 1, 2015 to October 3, 2015
The Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA) is pleased to host the 38th annual Western…See More
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Ted Wilcox replied to Kim's discussion Top Bar Hives with Healthy Colonies For Sale
"It is Dr Schuyler.  He is great.  He doesn't give the shots, a nurse does.  I…"
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