Category Archives: bee tree

First colony rescue of the season

Here we have a very gentle feral colony in a tree in Burlingame that successfully overwintered. This was a straight forward trapout and we were excited to have a great looking queen and strong colony to propagate.

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Two bee tree trapouts

These were two trees that have bee colonies living inside of them that were able to be removed alive using the trap out technique. Here are a one-way mesh cone is placed over the entrance that the bees flying out … Continue reading

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Portola Valley trapout complete

Here we have a beautiful heritage oak with a honey bee colony inside that needed to be relocated. Four weeks later and were good to go.

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San Carlos bee tree trap out complete

This live colony removal from a heritage oak in San Carlos was pretty straight forward. Put up the cone and box, wait a month, then take down. All bees in box, homeowner happy 👍🐝😀

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Woodside fallen oak tree bee rescue

This homeowner in Woodside had a heritage oak that blew over in a windstorm, exposing a six-year-old colony of bees. I was called to go rescue the bees before the arborist come and turn the tree into mulch. All the … Continue reading

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Sat swarm number 3

And third time’s a charm! What a lucky day for me, the bees, and homeowners who got their bees removed for free. Win win win 🙂

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Anatomy of a bee tree trapout

I’d like to take a moment and show what a bee tree trap out looks like. Here is a heritage oak tree with a very wide 6 inch opening that bees are using to fly in and out of an … Continue reading

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Bees in an oak tree trapout started

The bees in this oak tree had become a nuisance and it was time for them to move somewhere else. Straight forward installation of the cone and hive box. In 3-4 weeks they should all be out and ready for … Continue reading

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The loveliest swarm of honeybees ever

So picturesque! Woodside, CA.

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Open air bee colony rescue

Here we have a honey bee colony that was built in the open air hanging from a juniper tree branch probably by a swarm that couldn’t find a home inside an oak tree, wall, roof, or similar. The home owner … Continue reading

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