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ABQ Beeks Monthly Meeting, April

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ABQ Beeks Monthly Meeting, April

Time: April 3, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Bosque School, Budaghers Hall
Street: 4000 Learning Road, NW
City/Town: Albuquerque, NM 87120
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Event Type: meeting
Organized By: Carolyn Hammack, Jodi Hedderig and Joran Viers
Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2014

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Join us for our monthly ABQ Beeks April Meeting.

In April we're talking splits/divides and swarms.

Word is that swarm season is going to be early and active this year. Swarm catching is an excellent way to obtain FREE honeybees for your hives. We will have an experienced beekeeper speak on helpful techniques for catching swarms.

Also, we are trying something new for our April meeting. As always, we will end our meeting with a Q and A session to help with any of your beekeeping concerns, followed by our some time to mingle with fellow beekeeper, but for this meeting we are asking all of you to bring along any of your swarm catching tools for a kind of show and tell during the last half hour of our meeting. Do you have a useful box or bucket that you have altered? Have you built your own bee vac, or do you have some other tool you find indispensable for scooping up a fat swarm of honeybees? Please bring it along and share it with us. We will have a table set off to the side where we will place any of your swarm catching tools for people to examine and get ideas/inspiration from. 

Remember, we are happily settling into our new location at Bosque School's Budaghers Hall.

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Comment by Megumi "Mega" HIRAYAMA on April 1, 2014 at 2:32pm

My wife Laurie Stevenson and I got package bee today from Papa bears (Craig Noorlander in edgewood, NM).

We went Hays honey in bosque farm for pick up.

We just start beeks from this season we are still 101A stage.

That why we have to spend $130.00 for 1 queen and 4 lbs of pacage bees.

We living in downtown Lomas and 9th st.

After your class we are hoping get some FREE BEES from next season onnnnnnn.

Mega and Laurie

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