Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Albert S. Gibson
  • Male
  • Placitas, NM
  • United States
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Albert S. Gibson is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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ABQ Beeks Monthly Meeting, April at Bosque School, Budaghers Hall

April 3, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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…See More
Apr 2
Albert S. Gibson is attending Craig Noorlander's event

Free Bee Seminar at The Edgewood LSD Chapel

March 23, 2013 from 9am to 12pm
I will discuss bees in general and the problems and success that I have had in the 10 years that I have kept bees.  Hopefully everyone will have some fun and get some questions answered about bee keeping and we can all learn together.See More
Feb 22, 2013
Albert S. Gibson is attending Megan Mahoney's event
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March ABQ BEEKS Meeting! at Bernalillo County Extension Office

March 7, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hello Beekeepers and Happy New Year! Please join us for our first meeting of 2013 on Thursday March 7th @ 6:30 pm.  This FREE meeting will focus on hiving packages, swarm retrieval, and new ideas for the 2013 season.  Top Bar and Langstroth demonstrations. See More
Feb 22, 2013
Albert S. Gibson is attending Megan Mahoney's event
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BEEKEEPING 101 at Erda Gardens South Valley

March 2, 2013 from 1pm to 3pm
Learn what it takes to become a beekeeper!  Experienced local beekeeper Megan Mahoney will be talking about bee societies, different types of hives, how to get started, and why it is so important!  All questions welcome.  To register, watch for the class listing through Albuquerque Old School at abqoldschool.comSee More
Feb 22, 2013
Albert S. Gibson is attending Jessie Brown's event
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NM Beekeepers Assoc. Annual Meeting with Guest Tammy Horn at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (please note change of location)

January 25, 2013 to January 26, 2013
Join us for our Annual Meeting in January! Admission is free, but we encourage family membership to the NMBKA for $30 per year. Special Guest Speaker is Tammy Horn who was an English professor for ten years until, as 2006 NEH Chair of Appalachian Studies, she began to study the potential impact of surface mining on honey bees.  In 2007, unemployed, she began writing grants and working with coal companies to create Coal Country Beeworks.  In 2013, she is now working the third book of the *bee…See More
Jan 13, 2013
Albert S. Gibson might attend Jessie Brown's event
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August 2012 Abq Beeks Meeting at Bernalillo County Extension Office

August 30, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hello Everyone! Join us for the ABQ beeks meeting August 30th @ 6:30- 8:30 pm.  It's a FREE meeting of Albuquerque beekeepers, both new and experienced.We are pleased to have Les Crowder joining us to talk about Troubleshooting your Hive, Requeening and Disease Recognition/ Management. Come with questions and problems! Les Crowder and Heather Harrell have just published a fantastic book on Top Bar Beekeeping. You can find copies at…See More
Aug 30, 2012
Albert S. Gibson is attending Jessie Brown's event
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NMBKA Presents Author Michael Bush at First Presbyterian Church (Entrance on South Side of Bldg)

July 7, 2012 from 10am to 5pm
Please RSVP here or at www.nmbeekeepers.org so we know we have enough room!New Mexico Beekeepers present Michael Bush, author of Practical Beekeeper and Beekeeping Naturally. Topics of Presentation: Regionally Adapted Bees and Genetics, Mite Prevention / A Natural Approach to Small Cell Beekeeping   Refreshments:  Coffee & Tea will be provided, “Make My Lunch” Food Truck will be available for lunch with locally harvested honey menu…See More
Jun 27, 2012
Albert S. Gibson is attending Jessie Brown's event
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June 2012 Beeks Meeting at Bernalillo County Extension Office

June 28, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hello Everyone! Join us for the ABQ beeks meeting June, 28th @ 6:30 pm.  It's a FREE meeting of Albuquerque beekeepers, both new and experienced. We will be doing a honey harvest demo with Langstroth and Top Bar Hives. We will also cover entries for the State Fair! View our full list of events at: http://abqbeeks.ning.com/forum/topics/tentative-schedule-for-2012-abq-beeksSee More
Jun 27, 2012
Albert S. Gibson replied to Rod Kirchmeyer's discussion sugarwater or not to sugarwater
"Hey, Rod!   How is it going?   Saw your post and wondered what you are seeing now and if you are feeding your bees?   I just started three top bar hives at my place here in Placitas with nuc colonies from Steve Wall…"
Jun 20, 2012
Albert S. Gibson is attending Jessie Brown's event
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May 2012 Beeks Meeting at Bernalillo County Extension Office

May 24, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for the Abq Beeks meeting May 24th from 6:30-8:30 pm. We will covering City Regulations, AHB Concerns and ditch bank spraying. We'll also be discussing our future Master Beekeeping Program and have time to reveal the results of our 2012 Abq Beeks Survey. This will be followed by our usual Q & A session so bring your questions. It's a FREE meeting of Albuquerque beekeepers, both new and experienced.View our full list of events at: …See More
May 22, 2012
Albert S. Gibson is attending Jessie Brown's event
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April 2012 Beeks Field Day at Matt's house in Los Ranchos (address will be emailed privately)

April 21, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL----------------------------------------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…See More
Apr 14, 2012
Albert S. Gibson is attending chantal's event
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Feb 2012 beeks meeting at Bernalillo County Extension Office

February 16, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hello Everyone! Join us for the February ABQ beeks meeting February 16th @ 6:30 pm.  It's a FREE meeting of Albuquerque beekeepers, both new and experienced. Agenda:Swap meet -- bring your extra bee gear to trade or sell. Bring cash or check if you're looking to buy.Report from North American Bee ConferenceQ&A - By popular demand, we will be continuing our old timer/ new timer Q&A format. Come with questions! Please RSVP.Directions:The Extension Office is located behind a big…See More
Feb 13, 2012
Albert S. Gibson is attending Megan Mahoney's event
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NMBKAs annual meeting at Immanuel Presbyterian Church

January 27, 2012 at 12pm to January 28, 2012 at 5pm
New Mexico Beekeeper's Association will be holding their annual meeting on Friday and Saturday January 27th and 28th @ the Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle SE (2 blks south of Central Ave.)  The Pot Luck is on Saturday, please contact Sherry at 869-6743 to see what is needed.  thanks!  12:00 pm-5:pm on Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm on Sat.Voting for the NMBKA board will occur at 8am on Saturday.COST: Free. You can also renew your $30 membership to NMBKA that day.AGENDA: Coming soon!See More
Jan 17, 2012
Albert S. Gibson replied to Ed Costanza's discussion Class on the special tax benefits of Beekeeping
"Thank you, Ed, for your reply and the information.   I've got your class date of Dec. 18 penciled in and will stay in touch for any updates.      Have a Happy Thanksgiving.   Albert Gibson"
Nov 24, 2011
Albert S. Gibson replied to Ed Costanza's discussion Class on the special tax benefits of Beekeeping
"Hello Ed, I am new to beekeeping, to ABQ Beekeepers and have just joined Sandoval County group.  I'm very interested in your class on special tax benefits of beekeeping.    My day-to-day schedule is flexible, and a Sunday is…"
Nov 23, 2011
Albert S. Gibson joined Randy S.'s group
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Sandoval County Beekeepers

Group of Beekeepers who have hives in Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corralas, Algodones, Pena Blanca, Cochiti, Etc.See More
Nov 23, 2011

Profile Information

About me:
Moved to Placitas, NM in March of 2010 with my wife, Ruth. Own 3 acres on North side of Sandia Mt. a couple miles SW of Placitas Village. Developing sustainable gardens/landscape and want to introduce bees to property --- become student of bees and honey. I do not have hives on the property yet.
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
Email: yodacious@gmail.com

Phone: 505 404 8391

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