Category Archives: beekeeper

Belmont roof swarm

This was a really cool swarm in Belmont that settled on the crest of a roof and draped them selves over the edge. This was a good size swarm that took two vacuum buckets, so probably 5 to 6 pounds … Continue reading

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Redwood City swarm collection

Well the season for swarms is still in full swing – this was a nice one parked on a fence in Redwood City that turned out to be an easy grab with the bee vac.

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SMBG at Maker Faire

Come check out the San Mateo Beekeepers Guild at Makers Faire! We have live bees, honey, info, and the trivia wheel 😃👍🐝

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Palo Alto wall colony trapout

Here we have a small newly established colony (approx. 12×16″) in a divider wall in Palo Alto. It was decided that the best approach to remove the bees is a trapout which has been started here.

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Small swarm rescue

This small swarm was all huddled up in the cold wind at a Tesla campus in San Mateo. Hats off to the property managers who blocked off the area and called for a bee rescue instead of a pest control … Continue reading

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Belmont swarm rescue

It’s always nice when you pull up to collect a swarm and there’s a handwritten sign warning sidewalk goers about the bees. Just a little reminder of how neighbors look out for neighbors as well as the bees.

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Emerald Hills swarm collection

This was a lovely swarm of bees hanging about 6 feet high in a lemon tree. Easy rescue on spring weekend afternoon 🙂

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