2014 Lectures

2014 North to South New Mexico Pollinator Benefit Lecture Series

The Rocky Mountain Survivor Queenbee Cooperative is pleased to have organized an extensive line up of invited guest lecturers who are coming to the Land of Enchantment to share their research in support of local pollinator programs. With partial funding by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, the RMSQB Cooperative has organized 7 lectures and 2 field practicums this May and June 2014 as part of the 2014 North to South New Mexico Pollinator Benefit Lecture Series!

Kick off starts with a visit from world renowned Conservation Biologist Dr. Thomas Seeley – author of Wisdom of the Hive and Honeybee Democracy from Cornell University (NY). Dr. Seeley is the keynote speaker at the opening event:
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May 3rd, 2014: Dr. Thomas Seeley

LECTURE
@ St. John’s College Great Hall – 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca-Santa Fe, NM
10am-1pm
Cost: $15
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KEYNOTE: Dr. Thomas Seeley – Swarm Intelligence (SI)
with special screening of “The Art of Mayordomia” – ancient acequia water way traditions.
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May 4th, 2014: Dr. Thomas Seeley

LECTURE
@ SMU-TAOS- Hwy 518- Taos, NM
1pm-4pm
Cost: $15

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KEYNOTE: Dr. Thomas Seeley – Feral Bees with a guided nature walk on feral bee habitat

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2014 North to South New Mexico Pollinator Benefit Lecture Series also includes visits from
Dr. Juliana Posada Rangel and Dr. Wyatt Mangum.

May 22nd, 2014 : Lecture by Dr. Juliana Posada-Rangel

President of American Bee Research Conference & American Association of Professional Apiculturists; Associate Professor of Entymology at Texas A&M
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@ NMSU-Alcalde Sustainable Agriculture Research Center & Farm – Cty Rd 41 – Alcalde, NM
9:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $15 

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KEYNOTE: Dr. Juliana Posada-Rangel: Queen Honeybee Importance and Research with NMSU’s Dr. Shengrui Yao on Organic Fruit trials and Dr. Steve Guldan, NMSU-Alcalde Superintendent with northern NM water research.NMSUDr. Shengrui YaoDr. Steve Guldan

May 23rd, 2014: Lecture by  Dr. Juliana Posada- Rangel

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@ ABQ Bio Park Education Center- Central Ave – Albuquerque, NM
1pm-3pm Cost: $15 
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KEYNOTE: Dr. Juliana Posada-Rangel: Queen Honeybee Importance and Research with Melanie Kirby of the Rocky Mountain Survivor Queenbee Cooperative and Zia Queenbees with a presentation on the RMSQB Cooperative and local honeybee production efforts.

May 24th, 2014: Field Practicum with Dr. Juliana Posada-Rangel

@ Zia Queenbee Farm – County Road 75-Truchas, NM
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2pm-5pm Cost: $45

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FIELD PRACTICUM: Small Scale Queen Rearing Concepts and Applications – for all levels and styles of beekeepers.

May 25th, 2014: Lecture by Dr. Juliana Posada-Rangel

@ Alamogordo Extension Office – 401 Fairgrounds Rd, Alamogordo, NM
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2-4pm Cost: $15

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KEYNOTE: Dr. Juliana Posada-Rangel, Queen Honeybee Importance and Research

June 6th, 2014: Lecture by  Dr. Wyatt Mangum

Columnist for the American Bee Journal; author of Top Bar Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure Combined; Professor of Mathematics, University of Mary Washington (VA)
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@ ABQ Bio Park Education Center – West Central Avenue – Albuquerque, NM
1 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $15

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KEYNOTE: Dr. Wyatt Mangum on Genetics and Top Bar Beekeeping Research
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June 7th, 2014: Lecture by Dr. Wyatt Mangum

@ Tapetes de Lana- Mora, NM
10am-12pm Cost: $15 

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KEYNOTE: Dr. Wyatt Mangum on Genetics and Top Bar Beekeeping Research
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June 7th, 2014 Field Practicum with Dr. Wyatt Mangum

@ Mora Valley Apiaries
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1:30-4:30 pm Cost:  $45

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FIELD PRACTICUM: Top Bar Management and Rearing Queens in Horizontal Hive Designs.

We look forward to touring our invited guest lecturers around the beauty and dramatic landscapes of our Land of Enchantment. Beekeepers unite! Viva Las Abejas!

We hope to be able to offer this every year and potentially biannually if we can secure enough funding! If you have suggested speakers for future lectures, please share your interest with us! Email: rmsqbcoop@gmail.com if you have any additional questions.