Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Welcome to Abq Beeks 2017 Season

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?


Walter Kelley hive foundation beeswax + hot knife to give away 2 Replies

I have several boxes of Walter Kelley hive foundation made of beeswax, for shallow hives - 17.25" x 5.25" x 2.125". I don't know if they are still useable, as honestly I have had them 30 years. We had hives in PA and kept the foundation in our…Continue

Tags: foundation, hive

Started by Libby Sanzero in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Libby Sanzero Nov 3.

Queen needed pronto!

Anyone have a mated Queen, I need one, hopefully by this weekend. I'd love to talk!  Call Anita @ 505 514-4982Continue


Started by Anita Amstutz in News + Announcements Nov 1.

Free Top Bar Hives (two) and equipment 1 Reply

I have developed a severe allergy to bee stings and can no longer keep bees. I’m giving away my top bar hives (no bees right now) and all my equipment. Please contact me at 934-5664 if you’re interested in this equipment.

Started by Sharon Boselli in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Sharon Boselli Oct 31.

2018 American Beekeeping Conference

American Beekeeping FederationConference & TradeshowCELEBRATE the 75th Diamond Anniversary of the ABF at the 2018 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow, January 9-13, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. Discover the…Continue

Tags: conference

Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements Oct 27.

Free weak colony 3 Replies

We have a small weak colony that came out of a trapout that is up for grabs.  The queen is there and laying- she's a bit on the small side, probably an emergency queen or a multiple swarm cast off.  She has about 2-3 frames of bees with her.We'd…Continue

Started by S Johnson + J Phillips in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by maureen arellano Oct 16.

Support for The Bee Lady of Oaxaca 1 Reply

Noemi Arnold is a PhD candidate studying the native stingless bees of Oaxaca.  Beekeeping of native bees has been…Continue

Started by Elizabeth Lake in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Oct 14.

THANK YOU! Apiary and Pollinator Garden Tour

ABQ Beeks, NMBKA and Slow Food ABQ wish to thank the sponsors, volunteers, host sites and guests for coming together and creating a remarkable community experience. After a brief morning rain, the day became spectacular. There were over 200 visits…Continue

Tags: tour, apiary

Started by Abq Beeks in News + Announcements Oct 10.

in need of a mated queen 1 Reply

I have a package hive started April 2017. They seemed to be doing fine (laying queen with tight laying pattern) until today. All they had were a few spots of capped brood, scant honey, and a small pile of dead bees in middle of hive. I do not know…Continue

Started by Judy Allen in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Deborah Cox Oct 4.


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Diane Reese posted an event

Mead & Sourdough Workshop at Southwest Grape & Grain

November 28, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Fermentation Fest Mini Workshop #2Sourdough & MeadNovember 28, 6 – 8 pm at Southwest Grape…See More
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"What?. Ya got your own page on here my friend?? Very cool! I think your hives did very well this…"
Glenda Chavez joined Sarah Malone's group

Langstroth Equipment Available

New Bee Rescue is selling its inventory at great prices!  Don't miss out.  Attached is the price…See More
Nov 12
Glenda Chavez joined Carlos Aragon's group

Albuquerque Brood Sharing

Melanie from zia queen bees has offered to meet with Albuquerque beeks that are interested in…See More
Nov 12
Glenda Chavez is attending Jessie Brown's event

Save the Date- NMBKA Annual Conference with Dr. Tom Seeley at South Broadway Cultural Center

February 2, 2018 to February 3, 2018
Please save the date for the upcoming New Mexico Beekeepers Association Annual Conference with…See More
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"Need help removing bees plzzz I'm located in the westside Coors n central area"
Nov 11

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