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by kristinahoney
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BCBA Members Hive Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 2078

BCBA Members Hive Tour

Hello BCBA Members! We're putting together two hive tours for this weekend, Saturday 19 August 3-5:30 (ish). One will focus on the Longmont area and will be led by Miles Mcgaughey. The other will focus on the Boulder area and will be led by me. This is an exclusive BCBA members only event. We're loo...
by kristinahoney
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Jeoparbee Game Show at Asher Brewing Co. in Gunbarrel
Replies: 1
Views: 2607

Re: Jeoparbee Game Show at Asher Brewing Co. in Gunbarrel

Did anybody go to this? How was it? I'm wondering whether we could do something like it at our BCBA Potluck on 2 November. Thoughts?
Cheers,
Kristina Williams
BCBA Board
by kristinahoney
Sat May 20, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: CSBA 2017 Summer Meeting and Banquet
Replies: 0
Views: 2597

CSBA 2017 Summer Meeting and Banquet

Hi Beekeepers Here is the announcement for the Colorado State Beekeepers Association Summer Meeting and related festivities. It's a great opportunity to learn about bees and exchange information with beekeepers across the state. As a CSBA board member, I'll be there somewhere. I hope to see lots of ...
by kristinahoney
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Swarm Pickup
Replies: 0
Views: 2811

Swarm Pickup

Judys_swarm_small.jpg I will come pick up a swarm of bees and give them a happy, healthy home for free. Please don't disturb them and they won't bother you. They are just looking for a new home, which I am happy to give them. Don't delay, however, because they will be actively sending out scouts, a...
by kristinahoney
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Local suppliers for nucs/packages?
Replies: 1
Views: 3746

Re: Local suppliers for nucs/packages?

Hi Jesse, Go to the Colorado State Beekeepers Ass'n webpage http://coloradobeekeepers.org/bees-for-sale.html for what's available this spring. You're best bet in our climate is to start with a nuc, and I think To Bee or not to Bee in Littleton has a few left. Make sure you find a good beekeeping cla...
by kristinahoney
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Why you shouldn't "LOOK" for mites.
Replies: 0
Views: 3226

Why you shouldn't "LOOK" for mites.

How many mites can you see in this photo (that's too big to post here)? https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZLGXFn5YS1hCytZCkaFd4Jsjhkj9IBziZQ/view?usp=sharing See below for the answer. 192 By the time you see them on the bees, it's probably too late! This colony suicide-absconded. Kristina Williams Bo...
by kristinahoney
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fight the Mite Varroa Management
Replies: 0
Views: 2688

Fight the Mite Varroa Management

These are two hour classes and will be taught at my house in S. Boulder. The class size limit is 15 students. The cost will be $40/class. If there are fewer than 4 students registered, then the class may be cancelled. If you have questions, feel free to contact me. SPECIAL OFFER: If your bees are/wi...
by kristinahoney
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies Spring 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 2621

Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies Spring 2017

Beginning Beekeepingis NOT for Dummies Spring 2017 The focus will be understanding bees and beekeeping so you'll have a scaffold on which to hang new information and a foundation for problem solving. I want to get you and your bees through the first year and point you at what you'll need for years ...
by kristinahoney
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: does using beeswax harm the bees?
Replies: 1
Views: 4176

Re: does using beeswax harm the bees?

Hi BSG, You should be using cosmetic or high grade, purified beeswax for products you apply to your body. The best beeswax is from cappings, the wax coverings that are removed during the honey extracting process. This is a normal byproduct of honey harvesting, so there's no harm to the bees. If you'...
by kristinahoney
Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Hive help and mentoring available
Replies: 0
Views: 2858

Hive help and mentoring available

BEEHAVE mentoring and hive support Do you wish your bees would just Beehave? Do they wish the same of you? I offer professional one-on-one hands-on mentoring and consulting services for you and your bees in your bee yard. There is a lot to learn right up front and there’s a huge gap between even th...