Category Archives: bee removal

San Bruno bee colony rescue

This was a problematic colony of honeybees that was bothering a number of families and so it needed to go. The thermal camera easily picked up its position and size, making the removal pretty straight forward. In the end 3 … Continue reading

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San Carlos swarm

Nice little swarm of bees in San Carlos yesterday – first call of the year. The bees were collected and housed by a fellow beekeeper.

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First bee rescue of the year in Palo Alto

This was a nice bee colony almost the size of a bait hive/swarm trap – probably 40 l in volume. The bees were very docile and had pulled in almost 30 lbs of honey which will be given back to … Continue reading

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Last Bee Rescue of 2017

My guess is that this late season rescue will be the last one of the year. These bees made their home in a water meter box but needed to go so a live removal was performed and everyone will get … Continue reading

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Bee Tree Rescue 

This is probably the last one of 2017 – coordinating with the homeowner, city, and arborist crew to do a live bee colony removal from heritage oak that was diseased and needed to come down in Atherton.

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Bees in the Oven Vent

That’s strange noise you hear coming from the oven ventilation system? Bees! We started the trapout on this colony and hopefully in a few weeks everybody will have moved into the box and can be relocated out to Woodside.

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Honeybee Wall Colony Removsl

This honey bee colony had taken up residence inside of the wall between the studs up at the ceiling in an empty vaulted space. The thermal camera identified the center of the brood nest and the colony was successfully removed.

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