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April 2012 Beeks Field Day

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April 2012 Beeks Field Day

Time: April 21, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Matt's house in Los Ranchos (address will be emailed privately)
City/Town: Los Ranchos, NM
Event Type: field, day
Organized By: Chantal Forster, Jessie Brown, Matt Finkelstein
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2012

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Event Description



This FREE event is organized through the Albuquerque Beekeeping group. It's our annual Spring field day! New beekeepers are welcome.

Bring a veil and come out for an interactive day exploring beekeeping. 

  • Top bar hives: TJ Carr will give a tour of a live beehive and discuss TBHs.
  • Langstroth: Craig Noorlander will demo Langstroth equipment onsite and answer questions about hive management.


  • Bee veil (bring extras to share if you have them)
  • Long-sleeve shirt and pants in a light color such as white, blue, khaki.
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Camera


  • Perfumes
  • The colors red, black, and brown

Thanks to Matt Finkelstein for graciously opening his home to our group.





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Comment Wall

chantal Comment by chantal on April 21, 2012 at 9:36am
Hi Peggy, I emailed you the directions last night to the address you use here on Ning. Have you recently changed email addresses? Maybe you could check your spam folder? Jessie has sent the address twice to all attendees.

Email me at and we'll keep trying.
Peggy Gorresen Comment by Peggy Gorresen on April 21, 2012 at 9:12am

Jessie, Haven't rec'd emailed directions to Matt's;  Don't know where to go.  Messaged Chantal last nite, but should hve included you, of course. Hope you see this in the next very short while!.  Thx!

sarahjane wilson Comment by sarahjane wilson on April 21, 2012 at 7:45am

Liam and I will not be able to attend, and are very sad.  Hope all goes well, post lots of photos!!

Mike Milliorn Comment by Mike Milliorn on April 19, 2012 at 9:21am

Yep I RSVP,ed and would like to add my wife to the list

Hollis Paul Lawrence Comment by Hollis Paul Lawrence on April 19, 2012 at 8:16am

Got it...many thanks Jessie.

Looking forward to meeting you guys in person...


Comment by Jessie Brown on April 19, 2012 at 8:13am

Hollis, I will message you the address. Cheers

Hollis Paul Lawrence Comment by Hollis Paul Lawrence on April 19, 2012 at 7:57am

greetings all...I'm needing the address for Saturday's event please and thanks

Jeremy McKellar Comment by Jeremy McKellar on April 17, 2012 at 6:34pm

I hope to attend if work does not get too busy.  Thank you for setting up the event.

Randy Elliott Comment by Randy Elliott on April 17, 2012 at 5:35pm

I ordered myself a veil from Dadant today. Hopefully it will arrive before Saturday. :)

Richard Scotten Comment by Richard Scotten on April 17, 2012 at 5:27pm

If you can sew you may try making one:




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