Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

James Lewis
  • Male
  • Corrales, NM
  • United States

James Lewis's Friends

  • Chase Bramer
  • lee gamelsky
  • Elena Kayak
  • Neal
  • Cheri Montoya
  • Larrea Lavoiscia (Ms.Bee Haven)
  • Jodi Hedderig
  • Ed Costanza
  • Denise Vaughn
  • Megan Mahoney
  • Alex Sielicki
  • Miguel – Apitherapist 750-1455
  • Jerry Anderson
  • Les Crowder
  • chantal

James Lewis's Discussions

Sign Petition - Don't buy pesticides from Lowes or Home Depot (Neonicitonoids)

Friends,Scientists studying the massive global bee die-off have unearthed a slew of evidence on the devastation across the food chain caused by the most widely-used pesticide on Earth,…Continue

Tags: Neonicotinoids

Started May 10, 2013

Queen for sale?
1 Reply

I have an virgin queen that is past mating age.  Does anyone have a queen I can buy?  Italian/Russian races would be the best, but my hive is in turmoil right now and need any mated queen I can…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Apr 24, 2012.

Map your Backyard Hive- It's simple !
3 Replies

This is fantastic !  You can map your backyard hive or your apiary by going to are only Les's and mine up there now.  I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by S Johnson + J Phillips Feb 29, 2012.

Glass jars
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 Anyone know a local place to buy nice glass jars for storing honey?  I want 8 - 16 oz. jars and don't want to have to pay the exorbinant shipping prices on the web; plus buying local is always good…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Aug 9, 2011.


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Profile Information

About me:
I started the bee program for the City of Albuquerque's Open Space Division in 2008. I now keep top bar beehives at my home in Corrales.
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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James Lewis's Blog

Bees under the bridge- anybody want to check them?

A concerned citizen contacted the City 311 service center and reported the following:

Location: Northeast Heights: …


Posted on May 5, 2011 at 9:20am

White House Super Bowl Party includes Mead Ale

The White House Super Bowl party included beers representing each team, and a special homebrew made with honey from the White House beehive.

Cool !

Posted on February 8, 2011 at 12:28pm

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At 9:22pm on April 30, 2012, Cheri Montoya said…

Hi James--It was great meeting you at the interview.I started the backyard beekeeping classes with Les yesterday and loved it. I'm looking forward to moving ahead with bees. Maybe we'll run into each other at a beeqs meeting. Take care. Cheri Montoya



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