Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Peggy Gorresen
  • Female
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Peggy Gorresen's Friends

  • Dave Ellis
  • Graciela Sedillo Lopez
  • Jessie Brown
  • Miguel – Apitherapist 750-1455
  • Mary Young
  • Jerry Anderson
  • chantal

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Peggy Gorresen's Discussions

Visit to TBHs?
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    My son will be visiting from out of state (Hawaii) this coming weekend, and is very keen on starting beekeeping.  He is more disposed to TBHs than Langs, for many reasons, and I'm hoping that one…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peggy Gorresen Nov 13, 2010.

Creating a Photo Album
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Chantal,     Do you think it feasible, that a few minutes of this upcoming meeting on the 4th could be set aside to demo (on someone's laptop) how to set up one's foto album on our site?  Would like…Continue

Tags: Albums, Photo

Started this discussion. Last reply by chantal Aug 2, 2010.

The Accidental Beekeeper
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  Had pretty much given up on catching a swarm or 2 to fill my 2 empty hives, bereft of bees since the winter die-off was discovered the first week of March.  Was actually offered 2 opportunities for…Continue

Tags: Swarm

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaime Nemitz Apr 16, 2011.

Orchids to Tomas
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     Many thanks to Tomas Urrea for opening his home and hives to a lucky bunch of us for the Sat July 17th TBH Honey Harvesting Demo.  He is a natural teacher, and also a minimalist, so the group,…Continue

Tags: Harvesting, Honey

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tomas Urrea Jul 20, 2010.

 

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Peggy Gorresen is attending Jodi Hedderig's event
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2016 Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour at Albuquerque/Corrales/Placitas

June 18, 2016 from 9am to 12pm
Curious about how others set up their backyard apiaries? Want to get ideas on how to plan or supplement your garden for pollinators? Want to talk bees with experienced beekeepers? Then join us for the 2nd Annual Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour Saturday, June 18, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The tour is FREE. Please RSVP on this event page.CLICK HERE for the Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour…See More
Jun 14, 2016
Peggy Gorresen commented on Jessie Brown's event NM Beekeepers Association 2016 Annual Conference
"Hi Jessie, Are the times posted somewhere I'm not seeing?  NMB annual meeting used to start at noon-ish on a Friday , and all day on Sat, with a potluck on Sat.  Are the details for this year available yet? Thank you, Peggy Gorresen."
Jan 31, 2016
Peggy Gorresen is attending Jessie Brown's event
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NM Beekeepers Association 2016 Annual Conference at South Broadway Cultural Center

February 5, 2016 to February 6, 2016
It’s All About the Bees!All are welcome to the NM Beekeepers Association 2016 Conference, February 5-6. Keynote speaker is Mark Winston, winner of the 2015 Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction. Jury statement read: “…his exquisite Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive, Mark L. Winston distills a life’s devotion to the study of bees into a powerful and lyrical meditation on humanity. This compelling book inspires us to reevaluate our own relationships both with each other and the natural…See More
Dec 27, 2015
Peggy Gorresen is attending Carolyn Hammack's event

August ABQ Beeks Meeting at Bosque School, Budagher Hall

August 6, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
All Things Honey!Anything and everything you ever wanted to know about honey!Herbalists from Two Red Brothers Herbal Apothecary will show us how we can use herbs in our beekeeping practices by making herbal infused honey, medicinal honey, beeswax salves for skincare and more. We will have honey harvesting and processing demos from TJ Carr (top bar) and Jodi Hedderig (langstroth).Mike Kruchoski will show slides of his recent beekeeping excursion to Brazil.Ben Noyce will have his observation hive…See More
Jul 21, 2015
Peggy Gorresen commented on Carolyn Hammack's event 2015 Apiary Tour
"Am so looking forward to this outing! Is there a possibility that the map of locations could be sent out 2, even 3, days before that Sat.?  Would then be possible to better plan a route, yes? Thank you."
Jul 21, 2015
Peggy Gorresen is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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2015 Apiary Tour at Various locations around the Albuquerque metro area

August 29, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
You are invited to tour apiaries of local beekeepers. The 2015 Apiary Tour is sponsored by ABQ Beeks, New Mexico Beekeepers Association, and Slow Foods ABQ. The tour is FREE and will take place Saturday, August 29, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and will be open only to other beekeepers and Slow Foods ABQ members. Slow Foods ABQ will provide honey-themed refreshment at a limited number of locations. Once you RSVP on this event page, you will receive a map of tour locations via email before the event. You…See More
Jul 21, 2015
Peggy Gorresen is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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ABQ Beeks June Meeting at Bosque School, Budagher Hall

June 4, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for the June (already!) meeting of ABQ Beeks where we will present a slide show on the findings and results of the Annual Spring Survey of our community's beekeeping practices, along with a panel discussion with many of your favorite local beekeepers answering your beekeeping questions.See you in June!See More
Jun 2, 2015
Peggy Gorresen commented on Jessie Brown's event Les Crowder, NM Beekeepers Association, Pollinator Week Kickoff Event
"So looking forward to hearing Les talk!  Any possibility of getting his talk, and QA session on video?  He is a national treasure, and we should make all efforts to garner and safe-keep every idea he is sharing. …"
May 23, 2015
Peggy Gorresen is attending Jessie Brown's event
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Les Crowder, NM Beekeepers Association, Pollinator Week Kickoff Event at Bosque School, Budaghers Hall

June 13, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30pm
In celebration of National Pollinator Week, the New Mexico Beekeepers Association will be bringing in Les Crowder, internationally renowned top bar beekeeper and author, Top-Bar Beekeeping on June 12-13, 2015. Les Crowder will be traveling to Las Cruces, Albuquerque and Santa Fe for 2 hour talks. There will be pollinator friendly seeds and plants at the event. $15 suggested donation. Members of the New Mexico Beekeepers Association are always free to our events. For more information: …See More
May 23, 2015
Peggy Gorresen commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"  This is certainly a thoughtful group of beeks.  Really appreciate reading all comments.   My main concern in this case is plastic foundation, although kudos to the Flow-team for going the extra step of procuring  BPA/BPS-free…"
Mar 1, 2015
Peggy Gorresen might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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ABQ Beeks March Meeting at Bosque School, Budaghers Hall

March 5, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Catching Swarms and Springtime Splits! Bees, bees, and more free, local bees!Join Us!See More
Feb 22, 2015
Peggy Gorresen commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"    Quite interested in seeing how the Warre hives perform in real life, in our climate, with respect to the bees' health and production.   Would love to join the group in an apiary visit one weekend afternoon, to…"
Feb 8, 2015
Peggy Gorresen joined Jefferson's group
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warre hive users

This is a group of people who want to learn more about warre hive's.. Share their experiences and knowledge..See More
Feb 8, 2015
Peggy Gorresen might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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First ABQ Beeks Meeting of the Year! at Bosque School Budaghers Hall

February 5, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hello Beeks!We hope you've rested up over the long, cold winter because it is time to wake up and start the 2015 ABQ Beeks Season! Our February meeting will have an all-new format. Join us to ask ANY and ALL of your beekeeping questions to a panel chocked full of knowledgable local beekeepers. We will start the meeting off with announcements, next Craig Noorlander will give a presentation about installing package bees into your hives, then move onto the panel question/answer/discussion, and…See More
Jan 31, 2015
Peggy Gorresen replied to Melanie Margarita Kirby's discussion Gracias from WAS and Congrats to NM Beekeeper Awardees!!!
"   Would loved to have been able to attend the WAS conference, but it didn't happen this year for me.    ( Was priviledged to attend the one on the Big Island a few years back, and was very impressed.)  I know our…"
Oct 27, 2013
Peggy Gorresen is attending Jessie Brown's event
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Abq Beeks End of Year Potluck at Bosque School, Budagher Hall, bldg located center of campus along the Bosque

October 26, 2013 from 4pm to 6pm
Beeks, let's celebrate the end of another great beekeeping year. The Abq Beeks end of year party will be at the Bosque School Cafeteria, our new location for Abq Beeks Meetings in 2014. Kindly bring a dish to share and check out our new location! Campus and Parking Directions to Budagher Hall:See More
Oct 25, 2013

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I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87107

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At 5:30pm on September 28, 2012, Judy Allen said…

Peggy, I finally got on this website... pretty nice. I'm looking for bars of honey that I can use to bolster a hive that survived a bear attack. The queen is laying but they need food. Do you have any extra?

At 5:18pm on April 12, 2010, Miguel – Apitherapist 750-1455 said…
I am happy to share. Please take a look at: www.iChiKung.cm and www.IntegrativeHealthCare.net
It'sa start!
At 2:14pm on March 31, 2010, chantal said…
There she is! I was hoping you would join and start the "Top Bar Beeks" group at http://abqbeeks.ning.com/groups you've been threatening to do ;-)

If you have any suggestions or have difficulties with this site, just let me know. Welcome.
 
 
 

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