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Redwood City Trapout

This was a pretty straightforward trap out of a honey bee colony in Redwood City. Place the cone, hang the box, and wait four weeks. In the end the bees were happy, the homeowner was happy, and I was happy. … Continue reading

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Tiny Redwood Shores Swarm 

These bees were huddled up on a BBQ grill cover but without a queen they stood no chance of forming a colony. They will be joined with another strong established colony instead. 

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Starting an Oak Tree Trapout in Redwood City

This great big magnificent heritage Oak in Redwood City had been discovered by a swarm of bees but unfortunately this isn’t the place for them. A trap that was started and seems to be working great. In 4 weeks all … Continue reading

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Redwood City Trapout

Well that was a fast one – less than a week and all the bees decided to abscond from this gigantic redwood tree. All is well that ends well!

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Redwood Shores Trapout

Four weeks later and we have a 40 lb trapout box full of bees and honey. Carrying this thing down with one hand on the ladder sure was interesting. All good! 

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Emerald Hills Swarm Rescue

On this 100° day for some reason this swarm decided to settle on a hot composite roof though we have to give them credit for seeking some relief from the sun in the shade of the gutter.

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Emerald Hills Oak Tree Trapout

Here is part one of a trapout live removal of honeybees from a heritage oak in Emerald Hills. As you can see the trap out started to work immediately and the bees have already found the box to move into. … Continue reading

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