I do intend to build a presentation one-day topbar observation hive sometime similar to Jessie's Observation hive. I wish I already had it done as we could have used it twice for school presentations this spring. I…"
Hello all! I hope everyone is doing well. An elementary school called work today and asked if someone could do a pollinator presentation for a 5th grade class in Ruidoso. Naturally, my boss called me, and it looks like I am doing a presentation Friday morning at 8:30 am. I was wondering if anyone might have some props I could borrow to use Friday or could point me into a website that might have children activities that were bee or pollinator related. I have a veil, gloves, smoker, some…See More
"Welcome to the SNMB's. It is good to hear of another beekeeper in the higher terrains of the Sacramento Mountains. Ruidoso is close to the same altitude where I have located my hives. It is encouraging to hear your hives…"
I would just like to introduce myself here. My name is Skyler Marsh and I live and play in Ruidoso. I have followed this group for some time, but since I had just moved here, started work, etc etc, I never joined because I just didn't have time! This will be my 5th year of beekeeping. I started in Alabama (where I grew up) and when I came out here I couldn't help but keep going. I acquired a few hives around Cuba NM and brought them back. They overwintered well (even though one hive I…See More
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.