Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Elizabeth Lake
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  • Bosque Farms, NM
  • United States
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  • Miranda Benson
  • Vincent Brothers
  • Nicole
  • Kathy Grassel
  • Leah Atkinson
  • Amy Owen
  • Kris Isom
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Speakers sought for UNMBeeks

UNM Beekeeping Club is seeking speakers for meetings held on campus every other Wednesday 12:00-1:00.  Current open dates are Wednesday, September 12th and Wednesday, September 26th.ANY bee or…Continue

Started Aug 31

Bees & butterflies on public radio today!
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KUNM Radio has a one-hour Saturday show The Childrens Hour (https://twitter.com/TCHRadio), and this morning's topic was bees & butterflies! The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abq Beeks Aug 14.

What's this bug? Online sources for bug identification:
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They left off the FB page for The Bees in Your Backyard!  Bee photos can be sent to Drs Carril and Wilson, and they will attempt to get an ID for you.(On FB there is also the Critters of NM group,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh Butler yesterday.

Entomological Society of America statement on Endangered Species Act

The Entomological Society of America's comments on proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act:. In a letter to Senators John Barrasso and Tom Carper, Chair and Ranking Member of the Environment…Continue

Started Jul 30

 

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Josh Butler replied to Elizabeth Lake's discussion What's this bug? Online sources for bug identification:
"you can also try the free app iNaturalist or bugguide.net."
yesterday
Elizabeth Lake commented on Elizabeth Lake's event North American Mite-A-Thon
"The 2018 North American Mite-A-Thon is drawing to a close.  Please take a moment to take the mite management survey at mitecheck.com.And here's some general mite info:https://www.beelab.umn.edu/bee-squad/resources-beekeepers/varroa"
Sunday
Elizabeth Lake commented on Elizabeth Lake's event North American Mite-A-Thon
Sep 12
Elizabeth Lake is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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September Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

September 15, 2018 from 9am to 11am
Join ABQ Beeks mentors and experienced beekeepers to learn how to work both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP (you must be an ABQ Beeks member to RSVP). First come, first served. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Please prepare accordingly: wear light colored clothing, closed-toe shoes, long…See More
Sep 12
Elizabeth Lake commented on Elizabeth Lake's event North American Mite-A-Thon
Sep 12
Elizabeth Lake posted an event
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A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee at UNM Centennial Science & Engineering Library

September 12, 2018 from 12pm to 1pm
UNM Beekeeping Club will be showing the 20-minute documentary "A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee" about the first mainland bee to be placed on the Endangered Species List.Learn more here: http://rustypatched.com All are welcome!  UNM Beekeeping Club is open to students, staff, and community members. . To add yourself to the UNM mailing list: Send an email to LISTSERV@LIST.UNM.EDU with a blank subject line. In the  body…See More
Sep 8
Elizabeth Lake commented on Elizabeth Lake's event North American Mite-A-Thon
"So, how to test for mites? In order of accuracy, techniques include:- alcohol wash- sugar shake- IPM board The Honey Bee Health Coalition has created this video on how to do both a sugar shake and an alcohol…"
Sep 8
Elizabeth Lake commented on Elizabeth Lake's event North American Mite-A-Thon
Sep 6
Elizabeth Lake commented on Abq Beeks's event September Monthly Meeting
"*make USE of their collections..."
Sep 3
Elizabeth Lake commented on Abq Beeks's event September Monthly Meeting
"Relevant to this month's topic:If you are not affiliated with UNM but want to make sure of their collections (bee or otherwise) it is possible to do.  Reading materials inside of the library is always available, and community members who…"
Sep 3
Elizabeth Lake is attending Abq Beeks's event
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September Monthly Meeting at Bosque School, Budhager Hall

September 6, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
This will be our monthly meeting.  We will update this description as speakers are confirmed.  See More
Sep 3
Elizabeth Lake posted a discussion

Speakers sought for UNMBeeks

UNM Beekeeping Club is seeking speakers for meetings held on campus every other Wednesday 12:00-1:00.  Current open dates are Wednesday, September 12th and Wednesday, September 26th.ANY bee or pollinator topic is welcome, including native bees, pollinator gardening, introduction to beekeeping, bee removals, honey harvesting....anything interesting you've done and would like to come speak about.Experience levels vary but generally students are on-campus and have no beekeeping experience.See More
Aug 31
Elizabeth Lake commented on Elizabeth Lake's event Valle de Oro Community Update
"Statement regarding recent federal memo:The National Wildlife Refuge System, the public lands network managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, employs a number of wildlife management practices to deliver specific conservation objectives on…"
Aug 27
Elizabeth Lake commented on Abq Beeks's event Pollinator Park Potluck Picnic
Aug 19
Elizabeth Lake commented on Abq Beeks's event Pollinator Park Potluck Picnic
Aug 19
Elizabeth Lake is attending Abq Beeks's event
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Pollinator Park Potluck Picnic at Petroglyph Estates Park

August 25, 2018 from 11:30am to 1pm
Aug 19

Profile Information

About me:
Past president of the UNM Beekeeping Club.

Gaining experience in the three most popular local hive types (Langstroth, TBH, Warre) although I keep just Langs.

Interested in pollinator gardening and native bees.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87105
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
email

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At 3:51pm on May 27, 2018, Susan Reed said…

Hello, Elizabeth,

  Thank you for the personal invitation to the Beeks meeting. It's a maybe. I have 7 horses that must be fed and stalled or they whine that I'm being so mean to starve them. Plus, and I hate to admit it, I really don't like driving at night anymore.  sigh   I'll see if someone I know who lives down here in the valley could give me a ride.

                                                             Susan Reed

At 8:01am on September 28, 2017, Susannah Abbey said…

Never mind!

At 7:58am on September 28, 2017, Susannah Abbey said…

Thanks, Elizabeth. Jodi texted me. However, I am having trouble registering at the NMapiary.org site.

At 7:52pm on June 12, 2017, Maggie June said…
Hey Elizabeth call or text me me because I have a hive to split and I want to find out if you would like the split...505-220-1027
At 10:56am on April 15, 2017, Leah Atkinson said…

Love your pictures!!!

At 3:16pm on March 19, 2017, Miranda Benson said…

Sorry for the slow response. I am a California native going to school in Bar Harbor, ME., but scouting for internships all over the country because I want to live in a new place for the summer.

At 10:28pm on March 13, 2017, Vincent Brothers said…
Sure. I can probably use all the help I can get. If you are referring to the cut out Ben set up then I am hoping to do it this Wed afternoon/evening. I am still fairly new to beekeeping but not new to construction & contracting.
 
 
 

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