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Jan Ankerson
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Jan Ankerson's Discussions

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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Andre Jane Huffmire is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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July Mentor Session at the Open Spacer Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

July 21, 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
Jul 19
Jeannie Pace is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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July Mentor Session at the Open Spacer Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

July 21, 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
Jul 15
Aryon Hopkins is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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July Mentor Session at the Open Spacer Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

July 21, 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
Jun 20
Dr. Sooz is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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July Mentor Session at the Open Spacer Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

July 21, 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
Jun 17
Birdie J commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"I am keeping an eye on the weather! It's raining hard at my house and the radar looks like storms hovering over us most of the day. If we are rained out, I would be on for next weekend! Thanks!"
Jun 16
Elizabeth Lake commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"I was supposed to do the Lang today, and at my house it's raining far too much at this time to go into a hive.But I'm still going to head up there because of the pollinator event.And, if the weather is done by 9:00, we could still possibly…"
Jun 16
Elizabeth Lake and Aryon Hopkins are attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

June 16, 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
Jun 16
Aryon Hopkins commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"Following up on Birdie J's comment that I saw Jan Ankerson respond to as it sounds like the hives won't be opened at 9am with this weather?"
Jun 16
Jan Ankerson left a comment for Birdie J
"Birdie I am checking. This has not happened to my knowledge, but if by a miracle it is wet and raining I know the hives will not be opened. If it is gale force winds, they will not be opened. Not sure how you will find this out. I will working…"
Jun 15
Birdie J commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"If the weather is stormy, is the class still on? Thanks so much!"
Jun 15
Jan Ankerson commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"Aryon, You can come to the mentor program if you want and learn more and ask questions. It is informal in someways. Bring hat  or you can borrow one.and wear light colors. This way you can see how it works a little... it is a long journey."
Jun 15
Aryon Hopkins commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"First time working with bees! We have two dormant hives that I think are...Top Bar that were kindly donated to our family mini farm. It would be great to get them started this summer! "
Jun 15
Rhea Trotman 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
Jun 12
Megan and Peter Jarmo are attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

June 16, 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
Jun 6
Rebecca Miller and Robert Miller are attending Jan Ankerson's event
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June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

June 16, 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
Jun 1
Jan Ankerson left a comment for Rhea Trotman
"No Rhea we don't do that. Just get there in plenty of time. Jan"
May 21

Profile Information

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 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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