James G. Blackburn II
  • Alto, NM
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Mar 22
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Oh yeah, we also made some flavored lip balms, body lotion bars, and beeswax infused cloths that can be used instead of saran wrap."
Mar 22
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Above are our first drip beeswax candles made earlier today. We had a fun time creating bee products today. Thanks to Rob for his continuing educational efforts, to Jessie for sharing her experience and "liquid gold", to Jane for sharing…"
Mar 22
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Thanks for the seminar update Rob. Any Southern NM beekeepers planning to offer TBH Nucs this year? If so, please let me know. Observed and opened the hives yesterday. Surprised to see them bringing in fair amts. of cream to light yellow pollen here…"
Feb 16
James G. Blackburn II replied to Diana Calkins's discussion Southern NM Hive Count in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Diana,     Two TBHs here in Alto."
Nov 3, 2013
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"And, if the bees are ingesting multiple toxic cocktails, doesn't it follow that we are most likely ingesting, breathing, drinking. and brushing against the same toxic cocktails on a frequent basis within our food chain? What happens…"
Oct 31, 2013
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Before & After; "
Jul 6, 2013
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Hey Paul, Who's Mr. Blackburn? Didn't know my father showed up! I was thinking it was closer to 4.5 hrs., so let's compromise at 4hrs. Lot's of interesting details picked-up in that time and a barge load of very gentle…"
Jul 6, 2013
James G. Blackburn II replied to Paul McCarty's discussion Breeding mountain queens... in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"I'd be interested. I'm at 7500 ft, but plenty of remote spots at higher elevations in the neighborhood. What equipment do I need?"
Jul 2, 2013
James G. Blackburn II replied to Paul McCarty's discussion Bee Removal Boot-Camp in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"I'm interested as well."
Jul 2, 2013
Sam Barden replied to James G. Blackburn II's discussion Bear Fence in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"I'm still waiting for the forest fire conditions to improve before setting our fence up.  I just don't want to risk it even if the risk is essentially zero. Has anyone used weed barrier material below the fence to keep the plants…"
Jun 23, 2013
Diana Calkins replied to James G. Blackburn II's discussion Bear Fence in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Someone from the SDC Beekeepers asked this question, which I am reposting here.  I look forward to hearing comments. Can any one tell me if there is an optimal distance to keep between heavy duty electric fencing and the hives? I don't…"
Jun 23, 2013
James G. Blackburn II replied to James G. Blackburn II's discussion Bear Fence in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Has everyone got their fences up and charged? We have a large brown Black-bear cruising the neighborhood. Hope he keeps moving or that the mtn. lion sleeping under one of the vacation home porches here chases the bear away! Below are a few…"
Jun 20, 2013
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Ralph. you sure do good looking work. I went with some shade as well. Just placed some Hardie Board resting on cardboard cones and secured with a tie-down. Hope my bees don't see your setup and decide to relocate to a better neighborhood. "
Jun 13, 2013
James G. Blackburn II commented on Rob Shepler's group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
""The ends of the fence must be connected by attaching the stainless connectors together. Top of one end of the fence to the top of the other end of the fence, connect the next one down in the same fashion..." According to Premier1 when you…"
Jun 10, 2013
James G. Blackburn II replied to Paul McCarty's discussion Cut out's and removals needed... in the group Southern New Mexico Beekeepers
"Ken, sorry I failed to mention it , but we do have the scaffold covered should this project become a "go". It's really the only plausible solution. I will keep you in the loop as this develops."
Jun 9, 2013

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At 9:55am on April 2, 2013, Paul McCarty said…

I'll see what I can do about getting my flow calendar into a more distributable format. Thanks!

At 6:23pm on March 23, 2013, Patricia Drake said…

Jim,

It was nice meeting you too and talking a bit today.  I am so glad people interested in bees this area are meeting.

 

At 6:57am on March 15, 2013, Jeanne Kjos said…

Hi Jim,

I am interested in the bear fencing.  I will be at the seminar on the 23rd and can give you my contact info then.

Thanks,

Jeanne Kjos

 
 
 

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