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by kristinahoney
Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: High Country Bee from CSBA
Replies: 0
Views: 255

High Country Bee from CSBA

I'm seeing hives in our area that are already too far gone to make it! FYI the thymol Ed mentions is registered as Apiguard and the amitraz is registered as Apivar. Hopguard 3 isn't approved yet for CO and Mann Lake is out of it anyway. Waiting for it to cool off enough for one of the formic acid tr...
by kristinahoney
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: High Country Bee - CSBA webinars/zooms
Replies: 1
Views: 1360

Re: High Country Bee - CSBA webinars/zooms

Beth's presentation on the 5th will be our August meeting.
by kristinahoney
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: High Country Bee - CSBA webinars/zooms
Replies: 1
Views: 1360

High Country Bee - CSBA webinars/zooms

Greetings from your vice president: Happy hot July and hope your mite counts are low! In the past, the CSBA and regional bee clubs have hosted traveling road shows for hive exams, a tremendous opportunity to learn and share. In Covid Times, we probably won’t be able to convene such large groups. But...
by kristinahoney
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Colorado's Native Bees Webinar from PPAN
Replies: 0
Views: 1529

Colorado's Native Bees Webinar from PPAN

From People and Pollinators Action Network https://peopleandpollinators.org/ Mark your calendar for our next webinar! Thursday, July 23rd Colorado's Native Bees Noon (Webinar via Zoom) Did you know that Colorado has over 900 different species of bees? Ryan Bartlett, founder of Colorado Native Bee wi...
by kristinahoney
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: First Zoom Meeting, July 1
Replies: 0
Views: 1182

First Zoom Meeting, July 1

Thanks to Jo Zeimet for making this happen!! Hello and happy hot weather! 🌞 Please mark your calendar and join us for this fun virtual meet-up next week. WHAT: Panel Dialogue with local experienced Beekeepers Dean Chapla (Nimbus Apiaries), Tim Brod (Highland Honey), and Theresa Beck (Bee Chicas). Pa...
by kristinahoney
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Beekeeping Webinars and Zooms
Replies: 0
Views: 1270

Beekeeping Webinars and Zooms

Join us this week for another great session in BIP's webinar series! What Can Pollen Tell Us? Thursday, June 25, 2020, 12pm EDT/9am PDT Habitat and forage quality have emerged as critical factors influencing the health of honey bee colonies. The nutritional status of bees influences their susceptibi...
by kristinahoney
Mon May 04, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: help! question about new hive install
Replies: 2
Views: 2178

Re: help! question about new hive install

Hi, It sounds like your queens were released awfully fast. I'm guessing you used a marshmallow? Turn the full hive around backwards. Hopefully many of the forageres will return to the front facing hive on their own. Make sure you're feeding both hives heavy sugar syrup, 2 sugar : 1 water using INSID...
by kristinahoney
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bee Equipment for donation
Replies: 0
Views: 3157

Bee Equipment for donation

Please reply directly to Scott I have 4 complete sets of 8-frame landing boards, screen bottom boards, covers, inner covers, deeps and frames, an oxalic acid fumigator/with chemical, 4 sugar water feeders plus various numbers of 8-frame small, medium supers with drawn comb. I would love to be able t...
by kristinahoney
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bee Equipment for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 3178

Bee Equipment for sale

Note - Sorry about the formatting! Forum doesn't play well with Excel files. Bee Equipment For Sale Contact Herb Schaffer at: fjr_lvr@yahoo.com, cell: 303-324-4415 . (NOTE: All equipment is located in the Longmont/Berthoud Area) Description Qty Mann Lake P/N MSRP Sale Price ea Bee Boxes: "Brood boxe...
by kristinahoney
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Next Meeting Wed, Mar 4 at the Grange
Replies: 0
Views: 5922

Next Meeting Wed, Mar 4 at the Grange

We will have a members meeting on Wed, March 4, 7-9 pm at the Lefthand Grange in Niwot to iron out some things together. We will redo all the nominations because several people have withdrawn. There will be no campaigning at the meeting. You must be present and paid up at this meeting to nominate or...