Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

richard davies
  • Male
  • Sandia Park, NM
  • United States

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  • Steen
  • Jessie Brown

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I no longer have honey bees but am interested in finding out if there are Mason Bees in the Albuquerque area.  I see where hollow bamboo hives are available in various garden supply catalogs and I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dion Beth Mason & Kelsey Sanchez Mar 9, 2019.


No longer keeping bees.  Three hives available:  one almost new 8 frame complete hive, and two standard box hives with bottom boards, inner covers, and top covers.  All of the hives have had a coat…Continue

Started Apr 7, 2017


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About me:
I am a first year bee keeper and live in the East Mts. I would like to get a acquainted with an experienced bee keeper who might serve as a mentor as I have a lot of questions. I am taking Les Crowder's bee having course now. I will be attending the Abq. beekeepers meeting this evening, June 23 and am looking forward to meeting other bee keepers
I use the following type of bee hives:
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
res phone no. 286-8854

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At 8:04am on March 28, 2012, Steen said…

yes i have a top bar hive and am starting with a package of buckfast bees. This year they will be in town but I hope to split the hive nxt year and take one up to my house in tejeras. My elevation is around 7300. DId you have any issues with bears. Its one of the things im worried about since im in the deep woods. I know a friend of mine had a bear destroy his hive around sedillo hill many many years ago and wondered if it was a normal concern for us.  


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