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Jan Ankerson
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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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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Rhea Trotman commented on Jan Ankerson's event June Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"Do we need to reserve a veil in advance?"
22 hours ago
Rhea Trotman and Birdie J 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
23 hours ago
Birdie J 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
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Janie A Blais 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
Tuesday
Janie A Blais is 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
Tuesday
Jan Ankerson commented on Jan Ankerson's event May Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"Susannah Abey, you may use a loaner, but i am not sure if we are having the event May 12 due to field spray and the bees being relocated. I should know tonight."
May 8
Susannah Abbey 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
May 8
Susannah Abbey 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
May 8
Susannah Abbey is 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
May 8
Susannah Abbey commented on Jan Ankerson's event May Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary
"I just ordered a veil but it won't be here until next week. Would it be possible to get one of the loaners?"
May 8
Susannah Abbey might attend Jan Ankerson's event
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May Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

May 12, 2018 from 9am to 11am
.Due to our nearby farmers spraying, out bee keepers have moved the bees temporarily out of at the Open Space and they will not be back by May 12.  Thanks for your interest, maybe think about the June, July or Sept events.See More
May 8
Dr. Sooz is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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May Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

May 12, 2018 from 9am to 11am
.Due to our nearby farmers spraying, out bee keepers have moved the bees temporarily out of at the Open Space and they will not be back by May 12.  Thanks for your interest, maybe think about the June, July or Sept events.See More
May 6
Teresa Benton 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
Apr 24
Dorothy Kerwin 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
Apr 21
Rebecca Miller is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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May Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

May 12, 2018 from 9am to 11am
.Due to our nearby farmers spraying, out bee keepers have moved the bees temporarily out of at the Open Space and they will not be back by May 12.  Thanks for your interest, maybe think about the June, July or Sept events.See More
Apr 9
Jerry Rolfe is attending Jan Ankerson's event
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May Mentor Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

May 12, 2018 from 9am to 11am
.Due to our nearby farmers spraying, out bee keepers have moved the bees temporarily out of at the Open Space and they will not be back by May 12.  Thanks for your interest, maybe think about the June, July or Sept events.See More
Apr 1

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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