On Tuesday, April 22, 2008, I installed a package of bees in the first Warre Hive here in Northern Colorado, USA. It has been one week since then, and the bees are happily living in their new home. They have been bringing in a good bit of pollen and and nectar. There is a creek in the gully near the hive, so I do not need put out any water for them.
In 2007, I discovered a new hive design
This spring (2008) I am experimenting with a new beehive design. Since I started beekeeping, I have always used the standard ten frame Langstroth hive which is predominant here in America. In the fall of 2007, I learned of a new hive design through the Organicbeekeepers Group on Yahoo. This new hive design was named after its developer, Emile Warre.