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  • Albuquerque, NM
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Hive beetle or june bugs
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We have found in one of our 2 hives a beetle that looks like a hive beetle.  We had to dump 5 combs that has bright orange stuff instead of honey and then blackish stuff in the middle of the combs…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Ankerson Sep 1, 2015.

Need guidance on a top bar split
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We are having such a successful hive that we have exhausted our knowledge.  We have a new empty topbar ready to go. Armand was wondering if anyone with topbar splitting experience could help him or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Ankerson Jun 4, 2014.

Question on bees lingering outside hive in rain
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We have about an apple size cluster of bees hanging out under the eave of our top bar hive entrance while it is raining.  Is that OK? It is our strongest hive.JanContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Buckner Creel Jun 9, 2014.

 

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September Mentorship at Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

September 28, 2019 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!First come, first served.  Please prepare accordingly: wear light colored clothing, closed-toe shoes, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, and avoid heavy fragrances. The Open Space Visitor Center has a limited number of veils for loan. You must have one to participate. It can be hot in the bee yard - bring…See More
Sep 20
Susan Tucker is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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August Mentor Session at Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

August 24, 2019 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
Aug 3
Ronda Zaragoza commented on Jan Ankerson's event August Mentor Session at Open Space Visitor Center
"I would like to RSVP for this August Mentor Session at OSVC on Aug 24th from 9 to 11 am. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, Ronda Z."
Jul 18
Ronda Zaragoza is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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August Mentor Session at Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

August 24, 2019 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
Jul 18
Ken Brudos and Dean Donley are attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

June 22, 2019 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
Jun 21
Jan Ankerson left a comment for John Thomson
"John, Just come, we are in the middle of reviewing this sign up. There will be room for you. If you have any  beekeeping hat or veil, bring it to wear. DOn't wear black. Jan"
Jun 20
DJ and Margaret Nickles commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center
"Thank you for providing this mentorship program. We regret we will not be able to attend.  "
Jun 19
John Thomson commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center
"Excited to be there!!"
Jun 19
John Thomson is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

June 22, 2019 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
Jun 19
John Thomson left a comment for Jan Ankerson
"Hello. I am interested in attending the workshop on Saturday. I just got a swarm for my top bar hive!! However, I cannot figure out how to RSVP. I am now a member of the beeks, and there is no rsvp button or link or anything! Please help!"
Jun 19
Jan Ankerson updated an event
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Cancelled -July Mentorship Session at Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

July 27, 2019 from 9am to 11am
This month of July the Bee mentorship has been cancelled to honor the NM Beekeepers State event at the Broadway Cultural Center on July 27.  Please come in August and September.See More
Jun 10
Sacheen D Naddy is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

June 22, 2019 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
May 31
Aaron Schalk is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

June 22, 2019 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
May 29
Michael Major might attend Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentorship at the Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

June 22, 2019 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
May 29
Vernon F Mulanix is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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May Mentorship At the Coors Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

May 25, 2019 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
May 24
Gabriel Massey is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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May Mentorship At the Coors Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

May 25, 2019 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
May 23

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About me:
I am a brand new beekeeper
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87110

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At 3:34pm on June 19, 2019, John Thomson said…
Hello. I am interested in attending the workshop on Saturday. I just got a swarm for my top bar hive!! However, I cannot figure out how to RSVP. I am now a member of the beeks, and there is no rsvp button or link or anything! Please help!
At 1:44pm on May 11, 2016, Jodi Hedderig said…

Hi Jan,

Are you still available to sign up for mentor program volunteer dates? It seems I still need all dates filled. The dates are below:

May 14

June11

July 9

August 13

September 10 

Thanks!

Jodi

 
 
 

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