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by kristinahoney
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spring 2019 Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies Class
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Views: 726

Spring 2019 Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies Class

Spring 2019 Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies What makes this class better than others? There's a hands on apiary session with real live bees! I've been working with bees and students for over 35 years and have a solid background in both. I stay up to date. Choice of dates and formats. Four 2...
by kristinahoney
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: National Western Stock Show 2019 - Info for Volunteers
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Views: 910

National Western Stock Show 2019 - Info for Volunteers

National Western Stock Show 2019 Howdy Intrepid Stock Show Bee Booth Wranglers! Thank you so much from all the bees in Colorado and the Boulder County Beekeepers Association for your participation in our most far reaching public outreach event! The BCBA has been providing this booth as a public ser...
by kristinahoney
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: National Western Stock Show 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 813

National Western Stock Show 2019

Howdy Bee Wranglers!, The 2019 National Western Stock Show will take place from January 12-27. The Boulder County Beekeepers Association provides a beekeepers’ booth, which gives us an incredible opportunity to talk with thousands of people about the incredible honey bee. Public outreach helps us al...
by kristinahoney
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Deadout Diagnostic Key - Necropsy
Replies: 0
Views: 1057

Deadout Diagnostic Key - Necropsy

Here's a good read on dead colonies by Megan Milbraith who spoke at the CSBA Winter Meeting in Greeley, Why did my honey bees die? https://beeinformed.org/2016/03/08/why-did-my-honey-bees-die/ Here's a key for diagnosing why your hive died (necropsy): http://nybeewellness.org/wp-content/uploads/2014...
by kristinahoney
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bees and Supplies 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1157

Bees and Supplies 2019

Local brokers of packages and nucs as well as equipment suppliers will be at BCBA's Feb/Mar meetings. If you go to the Colorado State Beekeepers website, coloradobeekeepers.org , there's a list of everyone (who sends me their info) selling packages and nucs and sometimes queens. What's up there now ...
by kristinahoney
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bee and Equipment Suppliers 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1400

Bee and Equipment Suppliers 2019

Local brokers of packages and nucs as well as equipment suppliers will be at BCBA's Feb/Mar meetings. If you go to the Colorado State Beekeepers website, coloradobeekeepers.org , there's a list of everyone (who sends me their info) selling packages and nucs and sometimes queens. What's up there now ...
by kristinahoney
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Colorado State Beekeepers Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1336

Colorado State Beekeepers Meeting

Casting about for something to do this weekend? The Colorado State Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting is this Saturday in Castle Rock at the Douglass County Fairgrounds just off I-25. There will be some great talks aimed at beginning/intermediate beekeepers, a Big Money Honey Contest, and a chanc...
by kristinahoney
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Free Varroa Mite Talk
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Views: 1362

Free Varroa Mite Talk

Hello fellow bee keepers! We have a special FREE event coming up, sponsored by the Colorado State Beekeepers Association, Brighton Bee Club, Mile Hive Bee Club and Westminster Bee Club. What: Matthew Mulica from the Keystone Policy Center, Honey Bee Health Coalition, and the 2018 Mite-A-Thon will be...
by kristinahoney
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spring 2018 Hive Tours
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

Re: Spring 2018 Hive Tours

The tour tomorrow will start at 9 am at Leslie Ratica's hives at 4740 Shoup Place, Boulder. Looks like the weather should be perfect. Here are the stops: Leslie Ratica - 4740 Shoup Place, Boulder, 80303 Engrid Winslow - 5539 Niwot Rd, Longmont Joanne Keys - 2861 N. Lakeridge Trail, Boulder, 80302 Pl...
by kristinahoney
Mon May 07, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea)
Replies: 1
Views: 2727

Re: Purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea)

Hi, Dalea is a great bee plant for the reasons you've outlined. We have some nice plants for sale at Harlequin's Gardens. If you're thinking of pollinator habitat, check out pollinator.org and xerces.org for seed mixes for this area. Does this answer your question? Cheers, Kristina Williams Presiden...