Saturday Apr 13, 2013
Albuquerque, NM 87105
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Learn the basics of beekeeping and what you need to know when getting started.
We will be comparing both Langstroth and Topbar hives. Albuquerque beekeepers will be on hand to review the beekeeping calendar, equipment, hive management, things to consider if keeping bees within the city limits and troubleshooting common problems. Part of the Bernalillo County Open Space Program’s ‘Backyard Farming’ series. This series features experts in their field who provide hands-on experiences giving participants practical information transforming their backyards into a thriving urban oasis of food, medicine and wildlife habitat. This series is FREE, but participants must RSVP. The workshops will be held at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House located at 6029 Isleta Blvd, 3 miles south of Rio Bravo Blvd. The series is developed in partnership with the Hubbell House Alliance, Bernalillo County Extension Office, and Erda Gardens & Learning Center. Register online at www.bernco.gov/openspace. Contact Bernco Open Space Program Coordinator Colleen Langan-McRoberts with any questions at 505-314-0398 or firstname.lastname@example.org.