Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Abq Beeks
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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KQRE TV - Bee season is here: What to do if you get caught up in a bee swarm
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Thanks to Amy for informing NM residents on what a swarm looks like and what they can do when they see one.  Our website "Report a Swarm" link was highlighted in the broadcast.  Check out the video…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amy Owen Apr 17.

Bee swarm rescued by off-duty Las Cruces firefighter

TJ Carr shared the following local news story about a swarm of bees and a firefighter beekeeper in Las Cruses.…Continue

Started Mar 31

Susan Clair

It is with great sadness that I inform you that Susan Clair passed away on December 6, 2019. She was a very special woman, and she will be missed by many.She initiated the creation of the certified…Continue

Started Jan 6, 2020

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 can access it here:  …Continue

Started Oct 1, 2019

 

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Amy Owen replied to Abq Beeks's discussion KQRE TV - Bee season is here: What to do if you get caught up in a bee swarm
"Thanks for sharing this!"
Apr 17
Abq Beeks replied to Vincent Brothers's discussion Queens for sale?
"It might be a little early for local queens but you might try Gerald Weesner of Weez Bees in Rio Rancho 505-977-0812"
Apr 14
Abq Beeks posted a discussion

KQRE TV - Bee season is here: What to do if you get caught up in a bee swarm

Thanks to Amy for informing NM residents on what a swarm looks like and what they can do when they see one.  Our website "Report a Swarm" link was highlighted in the broadcast.  Check out the video here: https://www.krqe.com/news/albuquerque-metro/bee-season-is-here-what-to-do-if-you-get-caught-up-in-a-bee-swarm/Thanks Amy! Well Done!See More
Apr 12
Abq Beeks replied to Ryan Kowal's discussion Positive Test for European Foulbrood
"Ryan, Sorry to hear about a positive test for EFB.  It is awesome that you were able to identify and make the diagnosis.  Good luck in treating and ridding your apiary of EFB.  It is a good time for the rest of us to learn more about…"
Apr 12
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Bee swarm rescued by off-duty Las Cruces firefighter

TJ Carr shared the following local news story about a swarm of bees and a firefighter beekeeper in Las Cruses.https://www.krqe.com/news/new-mexico/bee-swarm-rescued-by-off-duty-las-cruces-firefighter/See More
Mar 31
Abq Beeks replied to Erik Kappe's discussion Swarm Call sign up process?
"The Swarm List for 2021 was finalized and uploaded to the website on March 13.  Each year around February-March, ABQ Beekeeper members sent an email with instructions on how to be added to the Swarm List.  Unfortunately we have to have a…"
Mar 29
Abq Beeks replied to Joan Lasche's discussion Swarm Catching
"The ABQ Beeks Swarm list will be a little different this year but there will be a swarm list.  Stay tuned for additional details."
Feb 24
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Sep 22, 2020
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September Zoom Meeting at Zoom Meeting

September 22, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8pm
September Zoom Meeting AgendaMike Griffin will demonstrate “Everything you Need to Know about Making Propolis Tinctures”.Dion Sanchez will share his experiments and results of “Lotion Bars, Soothing Your Savage Skin”.Jessie Brown will demonstrate “Candles, Illuminating Your World” and “Lip Balms, Everything you Need to Know About Lip Balms But Were Afraid to Ask”.See More
Sep 16, 2020
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ABQ Beeks August 2020 Zoom Meeting

Amy and Lu Lu talk about Mite Testing, online mite check and treatment websites. Yum Yum honey harvesting time...Randy will discuss honey harvesting using hi...
Aug 27, 2020
Abq Beeks replied to Joe Slanga's discussion Synthetic Drawn Comb
"It's a good question.  I have not heard that other beekeepers have used these products. The key to comb building will always be strong hive with a good nectar flow.  Randy"
Aug 27, 2020
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Jul 29, 2020
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Jul 29, 2020
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August Meeting at Zoom Virtual Meeting

August 25, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
August Meeting Agenda TBDSee More
Jul 10, 2020
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July Meeting at Zoom Virtual Online Meeting

July 28, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join our speakers who will share their beekeeping experiences in helping honeybees survive our New Mexico winters.Jessie Brown has prepared a presentation on “Best Practices in Preparing your Top Bar Hive for Winter.”Mark Sommer has lots of visuals and will share his experiences of “Overwintering Small Top Bar Hives and Nucs.”John Feuerherd will share his wisdom about “Langstroth Hives: Preparing for Fall and Winter.”See More
Jun 26, 2020
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Jun 26, 2020

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I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar, Langstroth

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