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by donstu
Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dribbling Oxalic Acid for Mite Control
Replies: 0
Views: 4667

Dribbling Oxalic Acid for Mite Control

2/24/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM in Fort Collins at 4225 Picadilly Dr 80526 2/27/2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM in Longmont at 1045 Coffman St 80501 3/12/2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM in Longmont at 1045 Coffman St 80501 One of the few substances known to be poison to mites while not poison to honeybees is oxalic acid....
by donstu
Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Performing a Honeybee Colony Split
Replies: 0
Views: 3189

Performing a Honeybee Colony Split

Don Studinski, beekeeper and entrepreneur, will discuss the sometimes controversial issue of smoking the bees with slides of splits using no smoke and using smoke. Two split techniques are covered: find the queen and don't find the queen. The timing and motivation for splits is also covered int he c...
by donstu
Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Introduction to Beekeeping
Replies: 0
Views: 3234

Introduction to Beekeeping

For those that missed the BCBA Beginning Beekeepers Class, this is a short version. 2/10/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM in Fort Collins at 4225 Picadilly Dr 80526 2/13/2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM in Longmont at 1045 Coffman St 80501 3/02/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM in Fort Collins at 4225 Picadilly Dr 80526 3/05/2016...
by donstu
Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:31 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Looking for bees in trees
Replies: 1
Views: 5164

Re: Looking for bees in trees

You don't say how to contact you. Here's how to contact me: 303-248-6677 ... dons
by donstu
Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Spring feeding
Replies: 2
Views: 4619

Re: Spring feeding

Yes, given what you have described, feed them 1:1 syrup until you start seeing dandelions in bloom.
by donstu
Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: bees in wall
Replies: 2
Views: 6004

Re: bees in wall

Call Don, 303-248-6677.
by donstu
Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upcoming Classes
Replies: 1
Views: 3975

Re: Upcoming Classes

Classes at the Denver Urban Homesteading Market are no longer tentative.
The venue is now committed. Click on the link above to check dates and times.

Thanks!
by donstu
Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upcoming Classes
Replies: 1
Views: 3975

Upcoming Classes

This is the time of year for classroom slide presentations. I am in charge of three classes with a variety of days and times. I'll be teaching Introduction to Beekeeping and Performing a Honeybee Colony Split . These will occur at Denver Urban Homesteading Market in Denver and at Living Systems Inst...
by donstu
Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Langstroth Hives, 10-frame
Replies: 0
Views: 3135

Langstroth Hives, 10-frame

If you are considering purchasing more 10 frame equipment, look here:

http://denver.craigslist.org/grd/4723796886.html
by donstu
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2014 Fall Hive Build
Replies: 1
Views: 4306

Re: 2014 Fall Hive Build

Reminder:
The hive build is coming up soon.
We still have hives available. If you wish to participate, please let us know soon.
thanks!