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April 2012 Beeks Field Day

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April 2012 Beeks Field Day

Time: April 21, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Matt's house in Los Ranchos (address will be emailed privately)
City/Town: Los Ranchos, NM
Event Type: field, day
Organized By: Chantal Forster, Jessie Brown, Matt Finkelstein
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2012

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Event Description

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This FREE event is organized through the Albuquerque Beekeeping group. It's our annual Spring field day! New beekeepers are welcome.

Bring a veil and come out for an interactive day exploring beekeeping. 

  • Top bar hives: TJ Carr will give a tour of a live beehive and discuss TBHs.
  • Langstroth: Craig Noorlander will demo Langstroth equipment onsite and answer questions about hive management.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Bee veil (bring extras to share if you have them)
  • Long-sleeve shirt and pants in a light color such as white, blue, khaki.
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Camera

AVOID

  • Perfumes
  • The colors red, black, and brown

Thanks to Matt Finkelstein for graciously opening his home to our group.

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL

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PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR:

 

2011 Spring Field Day
2011 Spring Field Day
2011 Spring Field Day

Comment Wall

Comment by chantal on April 21, 2012 at 9:36am
Hi Peggy, I emailed you the directions last night to the address you use here on Ning. Have you recently changed email addresses? Maybe you could check your spam folder? Jessie has sent the address twice to all attendees.

Email me at abqbeek@gmail.com and we'll keep trying.
Comment by Peggy Gorresen on April 21, 2012 at 9:12am

Jessie, Haven't rec'd emailed directions to Matt's;  Don't know where to go.  Messaged Chantal last nite, but should hve included you, of course. Hope you see this in the next very short while!.  Thx!

Comment by sarahjane wilson on April 21, 2012 at 7:45am

Liam and I will not be able to attend, and are very sad.  Hope all goes well, post lots of photos!!

Comment by Mike Milliorn on April 19, 2012 at 9:21am

Yep I RSVP,ed and would like to add my wife to the list

Comment by Hollis Paul Lawrence on April 19, 2012 at 8:16am

Got it...many thanks Jessie.

Looking forward to meeting you guys in person...

Hollis

Comment by Jessie Brown on April 19, 2012 at 8:13am

Hollis, I will message you the address. Cheers

Comment by Hollis Paul Lawrence on April 19, 2012 at 7:57am

greetings all...I'm needing the address for Saturday's event please and thanks

Comment by Jeremy McKellar on April 17, 2012 at 6:34pm

I hope to attend if work does not get too busy.  Thank you for setting up the event.

Comment by Randy Elliott on April 17, 2012 at 5:35pm

I ordered myself a veil from Dadant today. Hopefully it will arrive before Saturday. :)

Comment by Richard Scotten on April 17, 2012 at 5:27pm

If you can sew you may try making one:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/15616059/How-to-Make-a-Bee-Veil

 

Cheers,

R

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