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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: 2847

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: 3672

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: 10576

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: 4415

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: 5349

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: 4428

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: 4433

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: 3473

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: 5713

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: 4182

Re: Queen Rearing Class

Thanks for using the forum!