Category Archives: menlo park

Sat swarm number 2

Annnnnnd bee swarm rescue number 2 for the day. Another easy capture. Advertisements

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Menlo Park driveway bees

Imagine pulling into the driveway and seeing this? Any beekeeper would be psyched! This homeowner was decidedly not so these bees were rescued.

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Bucket Of Bees

A swarm decided to occupy this upturned 15 gal bucket in Menlo Park. They started drawing out some really beautiful comb but had to go because the homeowner was worried about their kids being stung. 

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Yellowjackets!

They looked like bees flying into the roof from the ground, thermal imaging showed a big hotspot, and banging on the wall triggered buzzing – – but not our beloved honeybees. Yellow jackets! Not a fun removal, but it turns … Continue reading

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Bee Colony Under the Bathroom Sink

This was the first – open up the cabinets under the bathroom sink and there is a colony of honeybees. Found and caged the queen, vacuumed up all the bees, and transferred the comb into a nuc box. This was a … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Tree Colony Removal

Started a trap out of a honey bee colony in an old heritage Oak tree today in Menlo Park. So far so good!

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Spring Has Sprung

We’ve had tens of inches of rain here in the bay area and it looks like spring has sprung. Swarm season should start pretty soon!

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