Bees & Wasps

Events & Workshops

October 24 - Pollinator Series: A Survey of Native Bees
Thursday, 10/24/19, 6 PM - A broad survey across some of the more common groups of native bee species, with a focus on their varied life histories, as well as current trends in native bee research and conservation. LECTURER: Mike Simanonok, PhD. COST: Free. LOCATION: Aquarium/Botanic Garden Education Building, 2601 Central Ave NW 87104(Click for Map), 505-848-7180.


Q: I have bees swarming on my place, what do I do?
Q: Who can safely and humanely remove bees from my property in the Albuquerque area?

A: The office gets several calls about "bees" throughout the year. Some are honey bees while others are western yellow jackets. Bees are essential to fruit and vegetable production, as well as seed production for many plants! Here are some helpful articles and publications (Click on the Title to open the page or document):

Beekeeping is gaining in popularity in Albuquerque, and a number of beekeepers are willing to collect the bees from your property.

Pollinator & Bee Protection

The EPA has given new guidelines for BEE and Pollinator Protection when applying pesticides. Educate yourself on these new guidelines

Beekeepers Association

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