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Maturing Queens And Meeting Beeks: Beekeeping In New Mexico

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KUNM Call In Show Thu. 6/19 8a: 277-5866 or toll-free 877-899-5866

Do you want to start keeping bees? Or would you rather just eat local honey and support local bee colonies from afar? It's National Pollinator Awareness Week and we'll hear from local beekeepers and educators about how to keep honey flowing and flowers pollinated. 

We'd like to hear from you! Email callinshow@kunm.org, post your comments online, or call in live during the show!

Guests: 

Events:
Bees, Bats and Butterflies: Pollinator Awareness Day 

  • Sunday June 22, 2014
  • 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Rd., Albuquerque
  • 897-8831

Dr. Larry Connor - 8 Steps to Sustainable Beekeeping and Queen Management

  • Sunday July 19, 2014
  • 10:00am - 3:30pm
  • Noon Day Ministries, 101 Broadway Blvd NE, Albuquerque 

Other Resources:

Local beekeeping organizations: 

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