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Can You Help Save the Bees?

I am a beekeeper, and my well meaning friends keep sending me articles about the impending total loss of honey bees. A friend referred me to an article (sorry link no longer open) telling the reader he or she could … Continue reading

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Swarm Season Is Here

My last post was about bees and bee swarms. Bees are not expected to swarm in New Mexico until mid to late April. My bees apparently do not know how to read the calendar. Yesterday two of my hives swarmed … Continue reading

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Back from Extinction

I recently rescued a colony of bees that were starving to death with no hope of survival. One would say this colony has been spared extinction. I returned from vacation to find an answering machine full of message. Two of … Continue reading

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Swarm Season

Swarm season has started in Valencia County, New Mexico, USA. Perhaps it is the warm weather. Perhaps it is the abundance of flowering trees and bushes. BeesĀ are on the move. A swarm starts when a bee colony feels overpopulated. Worker … Continue reading

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