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October News

Good morning beekeepers and honeybee friends, here are some items of interest. Certified Beekeepers Program Now Accepting Applications, 2016 You are invited to apply for the 2016 Certified Beekeepers Program, in Albuquerque, NM. This comprehensive 2 year program provides quality education on backyard beekeeping in the context of responsible urban farming. Classes include supervised, hands-on-lessons,…

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The Push for Bee City USA Designation in Albuquerque

We are currently moving towards a broad based community effort to create a pollinator friendly city in Albuquerque, NM. This effort is spearheaded by Anita Amstutz, NMBKA BOD and Abq Beeks Co-Chair. Public discussions began October 7, 2015. Find out more about the local efforts to create a Bee City USA here: Bee City USA, Albuquerque,…

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September Newsletter

Our latest newsletter can be found here: NMBKA Newsletter Sept 2015 In this issue Take Action for Pollinators, Loretta McGrath Message from the President, Jessie Brown Yellow Flowers of Fall, Kate Whealen and Betty Sperlich The Art of the CUT OUT, Mike Kruchoski Photos by John Denne A call out for NMBKA Auditing and Nominating…

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Sangre de Cristo Beekeepers, July 30 Mtg, Santa Fe

Please join the Sangre de Cristo Beekeepers for our monthly meeting on Thurs. July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at 1204 Galisteo Parkway to discuss seasonal concerns. Directions: From St. Francis or Cerrillos, go east on Cordova past Trader Joe’s. Just before the light at Galisteo, turn right on Galisteo Parkway, the small street that runs…

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USDA and NMDA Honeybee Survey Training

Ryan Hiles, State Survey Coordinator, Entomology and Nursery Industries Division, NMDA traveled to Bosque Farms on July 17, 2015 to train the Surveyers for the APHIS National Honeybee Sampling Survey. The NM Beekeepers Association has a contract with the NMDA to sample 24 bee yards around New Mexico this year. If you have a yard…

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July News

Greetings, Here are some wonderful things that that we want you to be aware of around the State of New Mexico: NM Beekeepers Association The NM Beekeepers Association has a Grant Program. If you have a specific project, focused on Honeybee Education, we want you to apply: NMBKA Grant Guidelines If you are a beekeeper in…

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