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Burlingame bee swarm rescue

This was a really cool swarm that looks like a sweater wrapped around a tree trunk. I’ve never seen them like this – normally you see the bees are hanging in a big cluster like a pineapple or similar. Either … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Combo Cutout Trapout Bee Removal

Bees were found to be flying in and out of a sealed up hollow in an oak tree. The plan was originally to pop off the cover, install a mesh cover and cone then start a trapout, but the colony … Continue reading

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Swarm in a Hose Box

This container for a garden hose must’ve been exactly 40 L and had a perfect little 2 inch diameter entrance hole at the base. Guess who moved in?

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Adventures In Beekeeping – Burlingame Bee Rescue

Tis the season for blooming flowers and swarms from booming bee colonies. We responded to a call in Burlingame to pick up a swarm that had recently appeared on a plum tree. The swarm was roughly the size of a … Continue reading

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