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Things to do when I retire

Yep, it is that time, and in spite of the fact that I am a total gear head with many many projects, I plan to indulge in my long held interest in bee keeping. Another factor is that I learned to make meade which is enjoyable. However living in a…Continue

Started by Steve Wawrzyniec in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque Feb 19.

Mentoring program 1 Reply

When does the mentoring program start up again for new mentors?

Started by Dr. Sooz in Swarms. Last reply by Richard Kiefer-O’Donnell Feb 12.

Buying package bees 10 Replies

Hello,I am a first year student of the certification class and was planning to set up my  hives this spring and order bees.  Any recommendations for where to buy package of bees? ThanksContinue

Started by Allison Moore in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Jack Hoffman Feb 10.

Zia Queenbees taking 2020 bee orders

This year marks the 15 year anniversary of Zia Queenbees!We appreciate the support over the years for our bee breeding program.ZQB specializes in adapted stock that has been selected and tested in a variety of NM climates. For info on this year’s…Continue

Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements Feb 4.


My top bar hive has absconded and am wondering what to do next (cleaning hive box, ordering/ installing new package, etc). Anyone else have this problem? I’m just south of Los Ranchos area.

Started by Dr. Sooz in Swarms Feb 3.

Equipment for sale 1 Reply

Im selling 15, ten frame large supers used but in good condition. I will sell the whole lot for $400. Please pm me with your phone number and I’ll get back to you.

Started by Carl Smith in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Jack Hoffman Feb 1.

Susan Clair

It is with great sadness that I inform you that Susan Clair passed away on December 6, 2019. She was a very special woman, and she will be missed by many.She initiated the creation of the certified beekeeping program and was an integral part of the…Continue

Started by Abq Beeks in News + Announcements Jan 6.


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Janice Saxe is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
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Things to do when I retire

Yep, it is that time, and in spite of the fact that I am a total gear head with many many projects,…See More
Feb 19
Steve Wawrzyniec posted a status
"I ordered some gear, and plans for a Langstroth Horizontal hive, hope it's a good choice. Looking forward to the meeting next week."
Feb 19
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Topbar hive users.

This group is for people who are interested in learning more about topbar beekeeping.See More
Feb 15

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