Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
We had a fantastic 2013! Enjoy the winter and see you at our next Abq Beeks meeting in February of 2014. Keep the discussion rolling, continue to add photos and meet in our groups area of the site. Don't forget to sign in first.
I have had several calls from people with bees in their yard.When we go check it out - they are NOT bees.They are about bee size - yellow & black back ends - no fur.Are they a lcal bee or a small wasp ? Continue
I have been finding lots of dead bees outside my hive. I wonder if they are freezing to death outside the hive? If I pick up a few and put them in my hands they seem to regenerate. Are they not able to make it back to the hive before they freeze?…Continue
Hello all and thank you for your patience. I am in a very rural part of Northern California with almost no internet acess and LOTS of work. Because of the late almond season this year and shortage of bees in general, my packages will be availabe…Continue
My wife ran across the New Mexico Bee Act this morning:http://nmdaportal.nmsu.edu/nmda/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Bee-Act.pdfReading it, it sure seems like it…Continue
I have several boxes of Walter Kelley hive foundation made of beeswax, for shallow hives - 17.25" x 5.25" x 2.125". I would like to give them to a beekeeper as I am no longer actively involved in beekeeping. I thought someone among the ABQ…Continue
Plants of the Southwest in Santa Fe, and the Taos Economic Development Corporation will be hosting beginning beekeeping workshops for interested stewards this coming spring 2014 led by myself, Melanie Kirby and my partner Mark Spitzig, of Zia…Continue
Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements Nov 19.