www.nmbeekeepers.org
Friday, January 31, 2020
10:00 Vendors arrive, set up, ready by 11:00
11:00 Doors open for Registration
12:00-12:15 Pamela Chavez, Moderator – Welcome and Introductions
12:15-1:15 Hilary Kearny – Common Mistakes New Beekeepers Make
1:15-2:15 Megan Mahoney –Identifying Pests and Diseases in Bees
2:15-2:45 BREAK
2:45-3:45 Steve Baca –Pollinator Protection Through Pesticide Labeling
3:45-4:30 Lu Lu Sage—21st Century Beekeeping: Not Just About the Bees
4:30-5:15 Birdie Jaworski—Geeky Beeks: Using Technology in Hive Management
5:15- Meet, Greet, Refresh
Saturday, February 1, 2020
8:00 Doors open for Registration, Vendor tables open
9:00-9:15 Pamela Chavez, Moderator– Welcome and Introductions
9:15-10:15 Hilary Kearny – Queen Spotting: How to Find the Queen in Your Hives
10:15-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:30 Megan Mahoney—What the VSH? Observations from Working in a Selective Breeding Program
11:30-12:30 John Gagne–SARE Grant Results of Overwintered VSH and Russian Queens
12:30-1:30 LUNCH
1:30-2:30 Olivia Messinger Carril — Complements or Conflicts? An Introduction to Native Bees and an Overview of Their Interactions with Honey Bees
2:30-3:15 Lu Lu Sage—Saving the Native Bees! A Daring Xylocopa Rescue
3:15-3:30 BREAK
3:30-3:45 Susan George and Sara Van Note—The Pollinator License Plate is Here!
3:45-4:30 Hilary Kearny—Broadcasting Your Beeswax: Become a Beekeeping Entrepreneur
4:30-5:15 General meeting and election of officers

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1025 Broadway SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102