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by kristinahoney
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Starting Off Right with Packages, Nucs, Swarms
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Views: 2508

Starting Off Right with Packages, Nucs, Swarms

Starting Off Right with Packages, Nucs, Swarms Bees are coming! Most will arrive in April, some in May. Getting your bees off to a good start is important. We'll cover how to install a package, swarm, or nuc in our crazy weather and pros and cons of each. If you've been putting off your bee educati...
by kristinahoney
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Native Bees
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Views: 2266

Native Bees

Native Bees - We have over 500 species in Boulder County! Maybe a box of 40,000 stinging insects (honey bees) isn't for you. What pollinated plants before honey bees arrived in the Americas? Almost all of our native bees are solitary and 3/4 live in the ground. Learn about the native bee species we...
by kristinahoney
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spring Management Classes
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Views: 2247

Spring Management Classes

Early Spring Management - Feeding and Swarm Control Did your bees make it through the winter? Hooray! Help them through the last crucial weeks. Pat yourself on the back and then get ready for swarm season! Your bees will be gearing up in March to swarm in April. You need to be ahead of them. Keep y...
by kristinahoney
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies! Class- Session added
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Views: 2312

Beginning Beekeeping is NOT for Dummies! Class- Session added

Spring 2018 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. I try new things, talk to other be...
by kristinahoney
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BCBA Members Hive Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 2998

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
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: BCBA Members Hive Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 2458

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: 2994

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: 2993

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: 3317

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: 4338

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...