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  • Dino-Bee Club of Glenrose, TX

    Meeting Information

     

    We meet at 7PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the Glen Rose Citizen's Center, 209 SW Bernard Street, Glen Rose, Texas

     

    Our goal is to provide opportunities to learn safe & proper practices for the management of honey bees; and in the process, build a stronger beekeeping community.

     

    Visitors are welcome!

     

    Glen Rose, Texas sits atop limestone formations containing dinosaur footprints. Our club celebrates that dinosaur connection in it's name: The Dino-Bee Club.

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    From a Beesource.com thread, Lauri shows us how to work outside the old fashioned beekeeping box for new and easy ways to feed bee hives, especially when a beehive is low on food over winter or in spring. Here is the meat of her method:

    Quote Originally Posted by Lauri Miller on Beesource.com
    My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    I ran across these photos and thought I'd post them again.
    I put a sugar block on every hive that is in a single or when the cluster is near the top of the hive.

    25# cane sugar
    one quart cider vinegar
    sprinkle of electrolytes
    1-2 T citric acid (Found in your canning dept)
    splash of pro Health or
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    At our April meeting Texas Honey Queen, Hayden Wolf, presented a very informative and challenging presentation about a new group of insecticides: The neonicotinoids. Because of the killing efficiency of the neonicotinoids, special precautions should be taken when used by homeowners and Agribusiness alike (see Texas A&M Agrilife Extension summary below) .

    Ms Wolf is shown with note cards containing ...
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    Dwain Cleveland called to pass along contact information for a bee removal in Pecan Plantation (thanks Dwain ). While doing a survey of the bee's location, I realized I'd done two take outs behind the house next door last year. We were in prime swarm territory!

    The homeowner had attempted to spray the entrance with wasp spray only to be turned back by defending bees. We didn't know how much of ...
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    Thurs evening I got a call from a lady in Hico that had a swarm in a tree in their front yard. Dwain had given her my name, so Debbie and I stopped by a took a look before dark.

    They were about 25 feet up in a oak tree tightly massed around a 8 inch limb. I had no way of getting them, so I called Dwain back and he agreed to meet me there the next ...

  • Recent Community Activity

    Lburou

    The latest on our Club's group purchase of honeybees.....

    Thread Starter: Lburou

    If you ordered bees through Dwain Cleveland, you should plan to pick up your bees April fifth at the Cleveland residence near Glen Rose, Texas. ...

    Last Post By: wardenjms 3 Days Ago Go to last post
    Lburou

    I'll go first, Y'all join in.

    Thread Starter: Lburou

    My brother talked me into getting a hive in 1977. It was fun! My Bee mentor was the lead researcher at the USDA Bee Lab at the University of...

    Last Post By: wardenjms 3 Days Ago Go to last post
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    Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

    Thread Starter: Admin

    One of the most disheartening things for a beekeeper to find is a hive with honey, pollen, a queen and just a few workers. Figuring out what caused...

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    wardenjms

    Re: I'll go first, Y'all join in.

    Hi! I am new to bee keeping. I did a little honey bee research while a lab assistant in a comparative psychology lab at Oklahoma State University and have wanted my own hives ever since. Now that we...

    wardenjms 3 Days Ago Go to last post
    Admin

    Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

    One of the most disheartening things for a beekeeper to find is a hive with honey, pollen, a queen and just a few workers. Figuring out what caused the failure of such a hive is a daunting task. ...

    Admin 11-11-2014 Go to last post