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Winter Brood Pattern

Did a quickie hive inspection today and found a nicely compacted winter broodnest. 

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December Eucalyptus Bloom

Lots of yellow pollen coming in during breaks in the rain. 

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Redwood City Late Season Swarm

Who knew that there were swarms happening this late in the season – mid August! in any case, we rescued em.

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Redwood City Roof Bee Removal

This swarm has been in place for about three weeks and were coming and going out of a beautiful tudor style roof. I was able to save the decorative shingles and get right into the colony that had filled the … Continue reading

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Redwood City Swarm Rescue

This was a beautiful swarm high in a fruit tree along a sidewalk in RWC. Since nobody was home in the nearby homes to provide a power outlet for the bee vac, the best way to capture the swarm was … Continue reading

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Redwood City Exterior Colony Collection

This was a very peaceful external colony hanging from a persimmon tree in Redwood City. I was able to pull together two frames of brood and stores and move everybody into a nuc box to keep on growing. I was super … Continue reading

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Redwood City Bee Colony Removal

This was a colony that had been in place for about 3 months that had built up a sizable home in a shed roof. It took only 2 hours to remove all the bees, comb, babies, and food, then to … Continue reading

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