Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Abq Beeks
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States

Abq Beeks's Friends

  • Claire
  • Richard Kiefer-O’Donnell
  • Kurt Ferreira
  • Daniel Dawes
  • Allison Moore
  • Dorian Folie
  • Rod Reay
  • Jan Ankerson
  • Raymond Espinoza
  • Zig (John Ziegler)
  • Chris Specter
  • Konnie B. Nelson
  • Joan Lasche
  • Kate Viers
  • Dennis A. Muirhead

Abq Beeks's Groups

Abq Beeks's Discussions

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

PowerPoints from Sept. Meeting

Winterizing a Colony, TB and Lang, Mark Sommer:…Continue

Started Sep 26, 2019

UNM Bee Removal Article


Tags: Removal, Bee, UNM

Started Jul 29, 2019


Abq Beeks's Page

Latest Activity

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
Abq Beeks posted a video
Sep 22, 2020
Abq Beeks updated an event

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
Abq Beeks posted a video

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
Abq Beeks posted videos
Jul 29, 2020
Albuquerque Beekeepers now has videos
Jul 29, 2020
Abq Beeks updated an event

August Meeting at Zoom Virtual Meeting

August 25, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
August Meeting Agenda TBDSee More
Jul 10, 2020
Abq Beeks updated an event

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
Abq Beeks posted a page
Jun 26, 2020
Abq Beeks joined Raymond Espinoza's group

Hive Gadgets That work.

Please share any high tech techniques, hive accessories or tricks which help in the harvest or increase production or that improve hive health.See More
Mar 20, 2020
Abq Beeks updated an event

March Meeting at Virtual Online Meeting

March 24, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
March Meeting Agenda TBDWe are moving to virtual meetings due to COVID-19. Please stay tuned for links to live-streaming and other online presentations on our YouTube channel. Even though we all need to practice social distancing, we can still keep our beekeeping community connected and supported!See More
Mar 20, 2020
Abq Beeks commented on Abq Beeks's event March Meeting
"Hello everyone!  This in-person meeting is canceled due to COVID-19, however, we are setting up a streaming video meeting for folks! Stay tuned on how to access it!"
Mar 18, 2020
Abq Beeks replied to Claire's discussion Winter death
"It sounds like it wasn't a starvation issue. Even with mite treatment, mites can still make headway during the fall and rise over the winter. It's possible that your colonies froze, but it is also possible that it was a mite issue. Without…"
Mar 6, 2020
Abq Beeks replied to Claire's discussion Winter death
"Hi Claire, Do you have any photos of what you found when you opened your hives? Were there resources (honey) left? Photos can help determine what happened here. Take care! "
Mar 5, 2020

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Administrator of the Abq Beeks website.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar, Langstroth

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