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Bee box ready to house bees after a honeybee rescue by Carlos Chaparro, one of the owners of Tainasoy Apiario.

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Bees moved over to their new home for Raíces Apiculture Initiative participant and supporter Susan Winkler.

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Frames from a nucleus hive ready to be smoked before moving them into a new bee box. Bee larvae can be seen in the center of the photograph.

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As part of the Raíces Apiculture Initiative, Raíces Co-Directors helped our friend and supporter Susan Winkler obtain and set up her first bee hive. Here, Francisco and Sue are moving nuc bee frames into new bee box.

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Susan Winkler, one of the first community members to contact Raíces regarding our Apiculture Initiative and to find out where to get her first bee colony and beekeeping equipment, preparing a new bee box for her bees.

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Raíces Co-Director Francisco is transitioning a nucleus hive into a friend’s new bee box. He has to smoke the nuc before moving the bees to their new home.

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Stan explains the inner workings of a bee box to participants in his Apiculture presentation and honey farm tour.

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This is one of Stan’s bee boxes, he explains the entrance reducer he devised for his bees.

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Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez holds finished bee box base board. Base board is made of white pine and plywood.

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Constructing sides of base board for a bee box. A wood router is used to bore out grooves on white pine pieces to later insert plywood base board.

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Styrofoam beehive bee box at beekeeper Fred Yarnell’s home. This particular box is in the Langstroth model, but the only wood components are the frames inside.

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Stan explains how to charge the smoker with pine needles. He states the importance of not over smoking the bees in the hive.

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S & F Honey Farm Apiculture presentation participant Enrique looks on as Stan pulls out a queen frame from a bee box that’s designed for the cultivation of queen bees.

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Stan inspects a frame, he explains the difference between capped brood, untouched foundation and honey comb

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Stan inspects a frame, he explains the difference between capped brood, untouched foundation and honey comb.
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