Melanie Margarita Kirby
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Charm School For Beekeepers: Intro to Apiculture Course Intensive at Plants of the Southwest

April 20, 2014 at 10am to May 18, 2014 at 2:30pm
Intro to Apiculture: Beginning Beekeeping A Comprehensive 5- week Spring Course Intensive & Field PracticumLearn from the start with local bees!Sessions on:v Beekeeping Terminologyv Vertical & Horizontal Hive Designsv Biology & Lifecyclev Seasonal Managementv Overwinteringv Pests & Diseasesv Harvesting & Hive Products- Class size limited- Taught by experienced professional apiculturists Mark Spitzig & Melanie Kirby of ZQB.Cost includes locally produced starter nucleus…See More
Feb 15
Paul Ammons is attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Oct 13, 2013
Manda Clair Jost might attend Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Oct 2, 2013
Bella Donna is attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Sep 30, 2013
Rob Shepler is attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Aug 22, 2013
Sam Barden might attend Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Jul 20, 2013
Jane Huisingh is attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
May 29, 2013
Melanie Margarita Kirby posted a blog post

W.A.S. Conference call for conference planning Volunteers :)

Hello!Western Apicultural Society seeks local volunteers to help with conference planning. To review categories and to sign up for "W.A.S 2013 Santa Fe, NM.."  Please click on the link below to view the online sign up sheet. To sign up, go to:  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/805044EACA822AA8-wasSee More
Apr 30, 2013
Eddie Kemp might attend Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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In Her Majesty's Chambers: Intro to Queen Honeybee Rearing at ZQB Home Farm

July 14, 2012 at 9am to July 15, 2012 at 1pm
In Her Majesty’s Chambers:Intro to Queen Rearing WorkshopConducted by Zia Queenbee Co. at home farm in Truchas, NM 8300 feet elevation in southern Rocky MountainsWHEN: July 14-15thCOST: $200 includes manual, grafting tool, practice cell cups, live queencells to take home and instruction. Workshop overviews introductory issues pertaining to rearing One’s own queenbees including:* Selection of breeders & establishment of gene pool* Establishing and maintaining cell-builders* Learning to graft…See More
Apr 8, 2013
Eddie Kemp is attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Apr 8, 2013
Jeanne Kjos might attend Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Mar 24, 2013
Kevin W. Thatcher might attend Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Mar 11, 2013
Kimberly Procell is attending Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Mar 4, 2013
Patricia Drake might attend Melanie Margarita Kirby's event
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Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Feb 3, 2013
Melanie Margarita Kirby posted a blog post

Interested WAS Conference planners to meet at NMBKA mtg. 1/26

If you are interested in helping with this year's Western Apicultural Society conference taking place October 16-19th at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, I'll be attending the Saturday session of the NMBKA annual meeting and would like to get everyone interested to review the committee categories.This conference will be what we make…See More
Jan 21, 2013
Melanie Margarita Kirby updated an event

Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference at La Fonda on the Plaza

October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
Jan 21, 2013

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W.A.S. Conference call for conference planning Volunteers :)

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Western Apicultural Society seeks local volunteers to help with conference planning.

To review categories and to sign up for "W.A.S 2013 Santa Fe, NM.."  Please click on the link below to view the online sign up sheet.

To sign up, go to: …
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Posted on April 30, 2013 at 11:59am

Interested WAS Conference planners to meet at NMBKA mtg. 1/26

If you are interested in helping with this year's Western Apicultural Society conference taking place October 16-19th at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, I'll be attending the Saturday session of the NMBKA annual meeting and would like to get everyone interested to review the committee categories.

This conference…

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Posted on January 21, 2013 at 10:00pm

Zia Queenbees now taking nuc orders for NM residents for 2013!

ZQB is going into its 9th season! It continues to be a very humbling journey as each season is unique. The bees continue to inspire us and Mother Nature continues to teach us, that life is indeed a very unique journey.

 

Learning to keep bees healthy and productive is becoming more of a challenge as we experience fluctuating weather conditions and other uncontrollables. Finding bees that are resilient and adaptable in our dynamic landscape is a life-long endeavor. We have…

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Posted on January 9, 2013 at 7:30am

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