Category Archives: san carlos

San Carlos Wall Colony Removal

This medium sized honey bee colony had set up shop in a wall in a garage in San Carlos. Usually they like a larger space but these guys extended their comb down 5 feet in a narrow space between studs. … Continue reading

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Heritage Oak Tree Trap Out in San Carlos

This colony was living inside a great big hollowed out heritage oak in San Carlos and required sealing of multiple very large entrances. Everything seems to be working out just fine the the trapout – the bees are moving into … Continue reading

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San Carlos Oak Tree Trapout

This may have been the highest trap out I have ever started – a good 23 feet up in the air. Hopefully in a couple of weeks we will have all the bees and the queen in the box and … Continue reading

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San Carlos Wall Bee Removal

Did a live removal of a large colony inside the wall of a house in San Carlos. Collected about 4 gallons of bees, 30 lbs of honey, and a number of frames of comb. Big one!

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San Carlos Bee Tree – Live Removal

The trapout that was started a few weeks ago is going really well. There are several frames of bees in the box including a laying queen. Apparently some bees didn’t figure out their new living situation but they were gently … Continue reading

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San Carlos Bee Tree – Part 1

This trap out was started today on a gigantic heritage oak with five openings. I got them all sealed up except for one, placed the exit and a box, and it’s off…….

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San Carlos Wall Honeybee Removal

This was a very mature colony that completely filled the wall space between a fire break and the roof header. Two buckets of bees and 5+ sheets of deep brood and food comb later everything looks great. The entire cavity … Continue reading

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