Beekeeping seminar in Alamogordo

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Beekeeping seminar in Alamogordo

Time: March 23, 2013 at 9am to March 24, 2013 at 12pm
Location: Otero County Extension Office at the Fairgrounds
Street: 401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo, NM
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Phone: 575-687-2343
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Rob Shepler
Latest Activity: Mar 8, 2013

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Bee keeping seminar March 23-24, 2013


Support your local pollinator and attend this honey of a seminar, it will include a classroom session on day one and hands on hive experience on day two.


Featured speakers will include Jessie Brown, Secretary of the New Mexico Beekeepers Association talking about urban beekeeping, honeybee health, spring hive maintenance and how to catch a swarm. Paul McCarty from High Rolls will also be speaking about his unique hive style and catching bees through trap outs and cut outs.


Day one location: Otero County Extension Office, 401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo, NM 9:00-12:00 1:00-3:00


Day two location:  Potter’s Ranch, 3757 US Hwy 82, Mayhill, NM. Milepost 37.5 watch for sign. 9:00-12:00

Bee prepared! Bring water, a chair, a hat and a veil (please bring an extra veil if you have one).


Class size is limited, reserve your spot by contacting Rob Shepler 575-687-2343.

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Comment by James G. Blackburn II on March 7, 2013 at 9:34am

Looking forward to attending and meeting local BKs. Thanks for pulling it together.

Comment by Paul McCarty on March 6, 2013 at 7:52pm


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The New Mexico Beekeepers Association is a non-profit organization of private beekeepers, commercial beekeepers, persons interested in promoting the importance of the honey bee in the environment, and businesses related to the honey industry. Representing all regions of New Mexico, the Association maintains a close affiliation with the State of New Mexico's Department of Agriculture. Membership in the Association is open to all interested persons.


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