Bees & Wasps

Events & Workshops

September 26 - How to Support Pollinators & Beneficial Insects in Central NM
Thursday, 09/26/19, 5:30 PM-8 PM. Xerces Society's evening workshop and field walk will cover observation, identification, and ecology of pollinators and beneficial insects. REGISTRATION: Click here for more information and link to register. LOCATION: NMSU Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas (Click for map).


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

For more information, visit these links: