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    Re: Any Boy Scouters or former Boy Scouts out there?

    I am actively running a Boy Scout bee keeping project in NC with Troop 107 Greensboro.

    I have also just got back from the printers my own rewrite of the 1983 Beekeeping Merit Badge booklet. It...
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    I decided to just go ahead anyway

    Despite the lack of National support, I decided this was too important an issue to let them deny us.....

    I decided I would run a merit badge project, even if we cannot award the badge.....
    I...
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    Re: Pledge to be a BSA Beekeeping Mentor

    I have emailed the BSA and pledged to be a mentor

    My son Has just moved up, and we will be doing this merit badge ourselves, if all the info posted earlier is correct. I am also volunteering to...
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    Re: What size screen

    Not sure what you need the answer for but #8 or 1/8" screen is used for keeping bees in / out
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    Re: Disturbing article on MSN.com this morning!

    Its on Facebook , have to follow the links to "Like"
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    Re: Disturbing article on MSN.com this morning!

    Posted in their blog, people need to be educated...
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    Re: Marking your Equip.

    While my hives are on my property I intend to router my tag on my woodware. I saw this in SA where the Beek's license has to be on his hives.

    No way to cover up

    I have also heard of wood...
  8. Thread: Building Hive

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    Re: Building Hive

    As a woodworker I use Titebond III for any outside woodwork. Thus my hives are all glued with it.

    The convention has always been nails and glue, probably because the old yellow glue was not great...
  9. Thread: Filtering honey

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    Re: Filtering honey

    One place that will have what you need and in most cases in your town... paint strainers. Come in gallon and 5 gallon size for under a buck each

    I am a new beek , but long time home brewer and we...
  10. Thread: Bee forage maps

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    Bee forage maps

    As an avid gardener I asked my horticultural friends about bee plants , and they came back with this NASA site which is pretty awesome

    http://honeybeenet.gsfc.nasa.gov/Honeybees/Forage.htm
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    Re: New Beek from Greensboro NC

    Recipe for Honey Golden Ale is available now - I am travelling , but will PM it to you later
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    Re: New Beek from Greensboro NC

    Thanks Larry , you are on my list for bees:)
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    Re: New Beek from Greensboro NC

    Bryn

    Not yet , but have signed up for a Beginners course at Local Club, and they will have Packages for sale in may. Also Identified two local sources too that I can drive to.

    Might take one...
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    New Beek from Greensboro NC

    Hi All

    Been interested for a long time , and as a very serious Home Brewer have done a few batches of very tasty Mead, so now time to make my own Honey too.

    All my hobbies have become passions,...
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