Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Christina Parlapiano
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States

Christina Parlapiano's Friends

  • Maureen Ottesen
  • Kirby House
  • Samuel Lopez
  • Raymond Espinoza
  • Jesie
  • Chase Bramer
  • Christianne Hinks

Christina Parlapiano's Groups

Christina Parlapiano's Discussions

Bee Losses So Far This Fall/Winter
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Anyone else experiencing high bee losses so far this fall/winter?  I am down to three hives from the seven I closed up in October from two different bee yards.  All the same, full stores, no bees…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zig (John Ziegler) Mar 7, 2018.

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Anyone else seeing CCD this late fall?  I went to check hives today and two out of three in one bee yard were gone except the queen and about thirty additional workers, tons of honey and pollen.  No…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christina Parlapiano Dec 28, 2017.

It's a Two for One'r
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My neighbor alerted me to two swarms in my crabapple tree yesterday.  Sure enough they were there 3 hours later when I was able to bet home.  I'm curious to figure out where they came from.  I only…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Apr 9, 2017.

Piping Queen
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I was able to get a video of my newly emerged (today) virgin queen piping.  Notice when she pipes the workers all stop to listen to her.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Apr 6, 2017.


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Profile Information

About me:
Currently have five hives, four top bar and one lang. Always interested in learning more.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar, Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)

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At 1:58pm on July 24, 2014, Samuel Lopez said…


Can you email me your phone number so we can talk about getting together for the Warre hive ?

Here's my email:

Thanks - Sam

At 11:16am on July 22, 2014, Samuel Lopez said…


Absolutely ! Thank you so much :)

Let me know how we can get together to get it.


At 9:38am on July 22, 2014, Samuel Lopez said…


It was great to meet you in person and talk like we did on Sunday ! Thanks again for sharing your experiences with bees and chickens and look forward to talking with you more - let me know how the Warre progresses. As you know we'll be starting our 2 Warre's in the spring of 2015.  ~Sam


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