Honeybee Events

Burque Bees

An amazing thing happened last August 2016. Burque Bee City, a resolution to support and protect bees and all pollinators passed unanimously at the Albuquerque City Council. Co-sponsored by Councilors Brad Winter and Isaac Benton, they said that the one thing that made this possible was the bi-partisan support that was laid. It took a…

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NM State Fair Honey Division

The New Mexico State Fair is coming up on September 10-20, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM at 300 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. This is a great time to start thinking about what items you want to submit to the Honey Division. Areas that are judged are cut comb honey, extracted honey, chunk comb, beeswax,…

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2014 North to South NM Pollinator Benefit Lecture Series: ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN!

The Rocky  Mountain Survivor Queenbee Cooperative is pleased to present an extensive lecture series for NM enthusiasts. There are three renowned bee scientists participating in 7 lectures and 2 field practicums.  FOR LECTURE TITLES AND LOCATIONS, & TO REGISTER, VISIT WWW.SURVIVORQUEENBEES.ORG Dr. Thomas Seeley- Conservation Biologist- Cornell University and author of Honeybee Democracy May 3,…

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Mark Carroll’s, USDA Research Entomologist, Presentations

Mark Carroll, Research Entomologist with the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center in Tucson, AZ has graciously shared his slides from his presentations at the 2014 NM Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting.  Mark Carroll’s Varroa Mite Powerpoint Presentation Mark Carroll’s Nutrition and Microbes Powerpoint Presentation

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NM State Fair is coming up!

Howdy beekeepers. The NM State Fair is coming up. Let’s pack the shelves with our honey entries. It’s easy and fun to enter your products. Can’t get to Albuquerque for the event? You can always mail your entries. Guess what, there is also a Juniors division! Here is detailed information on entering your honey, hive…

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Bee Sound Colony, Part of ISEA conference, Albuquerque

If you are in Albuquerque this weekend, check out an incredible art piece at the Alvarado Farm. SOUND COLONY by Nina Dubois, functions as an acoustic chamber, a human-scaled portal into the communicative modes that connect the world of the hive with the practice of beekeeping. It references the visionary architecture of R. Buckminster Fuller,…

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Visit the Abq Beeks at the State Fair

Come down to the Agriculture Building today, tomorrow and next weekend to see the Abq Beeks booth and our “Live Bees!” Also, to find out if you have won a ribbon for your honey products.  Thank you so much to our Abq Beeks volunteers who are answering questions and taking shifts at the Booth. A…

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