Well I went off and moved to Alaska and hadn't planned on getting into bee's this season butttt A guy I now work with wanted to get into beekeeping soooo I decided to get me a hive so we can compare how our hives are doing. Its always nice to have a second hive or more nearby to compare how they are doing. Now my question is if there are any Alaska Beeks out there in the Anchorage area that has any helpful local input and info regarding clubs, places to get gear etc. We are going to get 5lb pkgs of Italian or New Carns to start. I hear there hasnt been much luck overwintering them but I always like a challenge! so anybody up north in AK or Canada shoot me any info you thing helpful up here in the midnight sun. I moved to Alaska to get me back into the Mtns I've lived here before and always liked it and my salary will double :thumbsup: the kids have all moved out so why not? I've been out fishing a couple times and caught some real nice Dolly Varden last week. Iddee, Jack, Rat theres a place to park if you ever get up here!