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by Laura Tyler
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Jeoparbee Game Show at Asher Brewing Co. in Gunbarrel
Replies: 1
Views: 1905

Jeoparbee Game Show at Asher Brewing Co. in Gunbarrel

Bee Heroic is hosting a Jeoparbee Game Show as part of their Buzz Series! Jeoparbee will take place at Asher Brewing Co in Gunbarrel/Boulder On July 29, 2017. Jeoparbee is a team-style Jeopardy game where contestants compete for bee/ecofriendly prizes. There are 5 teams of 4 competing. Also included...
by Laura Tyler
Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Seeking honey extractor to rent or borrow
Replies: 1
Views: 2682

Re: Seeking honey extractor to rent or borrow

Hi, Marianne.
Call the Boulder County Extension Office at (303) 678-6238.
by Laura Tyler
Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: bee-safe wasp removal
Replies: 6
Views: 8053

Re: bee-safe wasp removal

Might these be yellow jackets? It sounds like they could be. If so, try any of the yellow jacket traps you can get at Home Depot/Lowe's and so on. Alas, it's too late this season to catch many yellow jacket queens (which would help knock the overall population down) but you can still trap workers. h...
by Laura Tyler
Fri May 27, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: mite treatments
Replies: 1
Views: 3279

Re: mite treatments

No, not inappropriate. This placement should be fine.
by Laura Tyler
Fri May 27, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Male Tanager Birds Picking Off Bees
Replies: 2
Views: 3968

Re: Male Tanager Birds Picking Off Bees

Yes! We have seen this. While it's alarming to watch, in our experience the tanagers don't stick around long enough, or eat enough bees to compromise the overall health of your colony. They don't stay that long (maybe a week or three tops, I haven't kept notes). And yes, they do return from year to ...
by Laura Tyler
Tue May 10, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: 2nd swarm in 10 days
Replies: 1
Views: 3331

Re: 2nd swarm in 10 days

Hi, Randy. It's not unusual for a swarm-primed colony to swarm multiple times and two may not be the the end of it. Some colonies will swarm until they're essentially exhausted. Yes, it's likely that the subsequent swarms are swarming with virgin queens. Collect them as you can, allow them to establ...
by Laura Tyler
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Room for hives?
Replies: 1
Views: 3383

Re: Room for hives?

Hi, Jamie.

Browse this forum under "Beekeeping" and, perhaps, "Classifieds" for bee locations.
by Laura Tyler
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Beekeeping Vintage Paper
Replies: 0
Views: 2712

Beekeeping Vintage Paper

Beekeepers, this came to us via the BCBA website. I know nothing about the seller but thought it sounded intriguing. See address below to reach out: I am closing down over the next year and am reaching out to former Customers first... I am a longtime Vintage Paper Dealer who has been selling to Corp...
by Laura Tyler
Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: meetings?
Replies: 1
Views: 5051

Re: meetings?

Thanks for your question, Sharon. BCBA's two big business meetings happen on the first Wednesday in February and March annually at the Lefthand Grange in Niwot, Colorado. You can count on those. Additional, smaller meetings happening bi-monthly-ish (every other month), also typically on Wednesdays b...
by Laura Tyler
Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Queen Rearing Class
Replies: 1
Views: 3339

Re: Queen Rearing Class

Thanks for using the forum!