Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Technology and Bees by Birdie Jaworski

Remember that wonderful presentation about integrating new technology with beekeeping?  Birdie has shared her presentation with us, and you…

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Move hive 60 miles

I am moving my bee hive about 60 miles north. Location is next to the Jemez River, fenced, shaded, with lots of clover. Seems much better f…

Started by Ross LeClaire

0 Oct 20

Advice on mite treatment

Hi I had a swarm move in this year and they are doing well but I just mite tested and they are at 5% so I think I need to treat. I have nev…

Started by Mari Kempton

1 Sep 26
Reply by Matt Strong

Top Bar Mentor Needed - Taylor Ranch Area

I'm a year into beekeeping.  I somehow managed to go from two to five hives.  I'm hoping to find someone to help me/mentor me.  I'd be happ…

Started by Diana

0 Aug 25


Hello all! My name is America I am an elementary education major at UNM. I am currently doing my student teaching at Puesta Del Sol in Rio…

Started by America

2 May 7
Reply by America

Too cold to check hive?

Hello, We want to check our hive but are wondering if it's safe because the weather has been windy and cold on/off. Will checking the hive…

Started by Camille Cunningham

0 Apr 9


I plan on bringing in  bee packages  on 1 May  2022.  The bees are coming from Olivarez bees , the same  beekeeper that Craig Noorlander ha…

Started by lee gamelsky

0 Mar 21

Splitting langstroth 10 frame hive (swarm prevention)

I would like to get some advice on timing on splitting my 10 frame Langstroth hive. (Swarm prevention) I would like to take two frames (4)…

Started by Marc

1 Mar 19
Reply by Matt Strong

What breed of bee is this?

I'll be getting my first bees this spring. In the meantime, the bees from the forest visit my chicken pen for food and the sugar water I pu…

Started by K. Henderson

3 Mar 17
Reply by K. Henderson

Package Bees

Issues with package bees Occasionally, people ask me about what happened to their package bees and why they didn’t make it. Several years a…

Started by John Gagne

2 Jan 26
Reply by Ed Costanza

Buying Local Package bees for sell?

HI, Im planning on doing 10 new hives this year and wanted to buy local package bees. I ordered out of state last year and the USPS lost my…

Started by Alex Burch

2 Jan 26
Reply by Ed Costanza


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