2017 early Bee Package Update

Details will be included in the February NCBA newsletter. I’ll also make an announcement Thursdaynight at our NCBA meeting.In an effort to get the word out ASAP, I’m making this known here and now.This is informational only at this...

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Volunteer Recognition December 2016

Thank you to: Nancy Jones and Kristal Domenico for organizing the annual NCBA Beginning Beekeepers Class. This is a non-trivial effort requiring coordination of many volunteers.  Directly from Kristal: “You guys make my job so...

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Follow Label Directions

December 2016, Bee Culture Magazine, page 63, duplicated here with permission. All About Labels by Michele Colopy, Pollinator Stewardship Council “Label directions provide valuable information. Label directions protect us, our honey bees...

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Scholarship Committee Announced

George Ottenhoff has agreed to act as chairperson of our new scholarship committee. George and his team, Mike Whiteside and Annabelle Simpson, will govern the scholarship funds for beekeeping educational opportunities in our community. If you...

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2017 packages and nucs

The EC has voted to provide 350 packages and 55 nucs in 2017.  That is a substantial expansion over 2016 which was 270 packages and 30 nucs.  These will be sold on a first come / first served basis to members and non-members. Our...

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Special Thank You

On 12/29/2016, Tom O’Neil decided he no longer wanted to be a beekeeper. Alas, he had become discouraged with bees that leave or die year after year. Most of us can appreciate his feelings. This hobby is not for everyone. Bees die. It can...

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NCBA brings Kirk Wester to Colorado in 2017 Vermont beekeeper Kirk Webster will be sharing his techniques for managing honey bees naturally with Colorado beekeepers in 2017.  NCBA is sponsoring this event.  Details are still to be...

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Wyoming Bee College, March 2017

Wyoming Bee College, March 2017 Featured speaker: Jim Tew Also: Les Crowder, Top Bar expert Don Studinski will be teaching: How to Become Certified Naturally Grown and a second session on Capturing Swarms Details: The University of Wyoming...

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