Category Archives: san carlos

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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San Carlos Swarm Rescue 

This smallish swarm was about 15′ high in a pine tree and an easy shake into the collection bucket. 

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San Carlos Roof Bee Colony Removal

This was a small swarm that moved into the roof structure/eaves of a house in the hills. The approach was fairly simple- pop off the soffit and remove the new colony. Bees saved, everyone happy ūüôā

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San Carlos Swarm Rescue 

Apparently a swarm of bees shows up every year at this spot and today was the day for 2017. A nice shake onto a patio table with a welcoming nuc box was all it took for the bees to march … Continue reading

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San Carlos Bee Colony Removal

Was called in to remove an established bee colony in the wall of an apartment complex in San Carlos. Apparently a colony had been previously removed from this space but hadn’t been properly re-sealed or filled and another colony had … Continue reading

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