Category Archives: san mateo

Small swarm rescue

This small swarm was all huddled up in the cold wind at a Tesla campus in San Mateo. Hats off to the property managers who blocked off the area and called for a bee rescue instead of a pest control … Continue reading

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San Mateo roof trap out complete

This trap out to do a live removal of a honey bee colony in a roof is complete. It took a few visits to adjust the setup because bees were wriggling back in through a few gaps in the wood … Continue reading

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Exposed bee colony removal

These bees had been a swarm but then couldn’t find a home so they started to build an external colony under a roof eaves. Over the course of a month it got pretty big. They had the best view of … Continue reading

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San Mateo swarm rescue

This is a beautiful swarm of bees hanging in a recently leafed out Japanese maple. They did exactly what they were supposed to do – marching right into the box. In the end everyone is happy!

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Open air bee colony rescue

Here we have a honey bee colony that was built in the open air hanging from a juniper tree branch probably by a swarm that couldn’t find a home inside an oak tree, wall, roof, or similar. The home owner … Continue reading

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San Bruno bee colony rescue

This was a problematic colony of honeybees that was bothering a number of families and so it needed to go. The thermal camera easily picked up its position and size, making the removal pretty straight forward. In the end 3 … Continue reading

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Bees in the Oven Vent

That’s strange noise you hear coming from the oven ventilation system? Bees! We started the trapout on this colony and hopefully in a few weeks everybody will have moved into the box and can be relocated out to Woodside.

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