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NMBKA Newsletter September 2020

In this issue:

  • Bears invade apiaries and some methods to deter them
  • How Les Crowder controls mites without chemicals
  • Vitex trees invite bees to feast
  • Neonics kill bees! Check out actions in progress to restrict or ban their use
  • Detailed instructions: How to build your own observation hive
  • Ever get stung on your face? You aren’t alone
  • Do fireworks make for angry bees
  • Check out links to the Pollination Celebration presentations
  • Our past president Jessie Brown receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

NMBKA Newsletter June 2020

In this issue:

  • Varroa and COVID-19
  • Generational Beekeeping
  • Pollinator Protection License Plate
  • Nepeta-Perennial voted most likely to succeed

NMBKA Newsletter March 2020

In this issue:

  • Managing Africanized Bees
  • Prepping for Splits
  • Rosemary, a Bee Favorite
  • Report a Swarm contacts

NMBKA Newsletter June 2017

In this issue:

  • Albuquerque Kicks off "Bee City" Summer
  • Growing up on Bosque Farm
  • Field Day: Bees and Oregano
  • Beekeeping in the Yucatan

NMBKA Newsletter March 2017

In this issue:

  • Annual Meeting
  • Beekeeping in the Zuni Mountains
  • Solar Wax Melter
  • Beeks Around NM
  • ABF/AHPA National Conference

NMBKA Newsletter December 2016

In this issue:

  • Report from the Charles Mark Apitherapy Course and Conference
  • Beeks Around NM
  • Bees in the Classroom
  • 2017 Annual Meeting

NMBKA Newsletter September 2016

In this issue:

  • It's Official, Albuquerque is a "Bee City USA"
  • NM State Fair
  • Honey Beer
  • Test for Varroa Mites
  • Top Bar Harvest Time
  • Book Review: Safe to Chew

NMBKA Newsletter June 2016

In this issue:

  • Beekeeper Travel Diary: Toulouse, France
  • Bee Aware Day in New Mexico
  • ABQ Sites Protect Pollinators
  • Matching Beekeepers and Farmers

NMBKA Newsletter March 2016

In this issue:

  • 2016 Annual Meeting Recap, Jessie Brown
  • Changing Seasons, Changing Habits, Protecting Pollinators, Anita Amstutz
  • Make Money Beekeeping, Joe Wesbrook
  • The Art of the Cut-Out, Mike Kruchoski
  • AHPA Spotlights Bee Health, Honey Quality, Raymond Espinoza

NMBKA Newsletter December 2015

In this issue:

  • NMBKA Annual Meeting with Guest Author, Mark Winston
  • A New Mexico Beekeeper in Texas, Megan Mahoney
  • Message from the President, Jessie Brown
  • Teaching in Nicaragua, Melanie Kirby
  • Make Money Beekeeping, Joe Wesbrook
  • The Art of the Cut-Out: Part 2, Mike Kruchoski
  • Photos by John Denne

NMBKA Newsletter Sept 2015

In this issue:

  • Take Action for Pollinators, by Loretta McGrath
  • Message from the President, by Jessie Brown
  • Extracting Honey From a Langstroth Hive, by Craig Noorlander
  • Roadside Attractions: Yellow Flowers of Fall, by Kate Whealen and Betty Sperlich
  • The Art of the Cut-Out, by Mike Kruchoski
  • Upcoming Events

NMBKA June 2015

In this issue

  • The Brood Squad, by Melanie Kirby
  • Message from the President, by Jessie Brown
  • Make Money From Your Beekeeping, by Joe Wesbrook
  • Featured Photographer, John Denne
  • Upcoming Events
  • Honeybee Survey

NMBKA March 2015

In this issue:

  • 2015 NM Beekeepers Annual Mtg Review, by Jessie Brown
  • Think Global, Breed Local, by Melanie Kirbie
  • Beekeeping in New Mexico, Part two of four, by Janet Yagoda
  • Apiary Location, by Phill Remick
  • The Beekeeper in Winter, by Paul Kline
  • American Beekeeping Federation, A New Bee’s Perspective, by Mike Nakamura
  • Featured Photographer, Randy Swartz

NMBKA December 2014

In this issue:

  • The history of beekeeping in NM
  • An update on Small Hive Beetle
  • The Certified Beekeepers Apprentice Program
  • Find out our guest speaker for our Annual Meeting, Feb 6-7, 2015
  • Prize winning honeybee images from the NM State Fair

NMBKA Issue 1 April 2014

In this issue:

  • Meet the new President, Jessie Brown
  • Topbar and Langstroth
  • What is Certified Beeks?


In this issue:

  • Bees in the news
  • Meet our Board Member Nominations for 2013
  • The Western Apicultural Society is coming to NM

NMBKA Issue 1 October 2012

In this issue:

  • We reveal the Guest Speaker for the Annual Meeting in January, 2013
  • Read the draft of Bylaws that we will be voting on in January, 2013
  • Get involved in our First Ever Swap Meet

1 Comment

  1. Laura Hunter on September 23, 2018 at 12:19 PM

    Where would I find the NMBKA 2018 Newsletters? I believe I am logged in and a registered user, are the newsletters part of the membership?

    Thank you,


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