Category Archives: Santa clara

Bee Hive Relocation

This was a very strong colony that had somehow survived years of neglect – most likely not the original bees, but subsequent swarms that had moved in and set up shop. Even for late September the bees were extremely docile … Continue reading

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Gigantic San Jose Swarm

This might be the biggest swarm I’ve ever seen! It was a little too far south for a pickup so we referred it out to a new beekeeper looking for bees. Everyone happy!

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Santa Clara Ceiling Colony Removal

This was the biggest, angriest, and messiest colony to date. The brood nest was easily identified using thermal imagery but when the ceiling drywall was removed about an inch of mouse poop pellets rained down. This one took almost 4 … Continue reading

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