Category Archives: Trap out

Palo Alto/Stanford Roof Bee Removal

This was a colony living inside the attic space of a home in the Stanford neighborhood of Palo Alto. The trapout went perfectly and the queen is happily laying in her new box. 

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Palo Alto Roof Trapout

Within 24 hours of placing this trap out a good sized mass of bees had already accumulated. Will head over tomorrow to see if there is a queen and finish up the project.

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Redwood City Trapout 

All is well that ends well. This trapout took about 3 weeks and we successfully got the queen. 

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Menlo Park Tree Colony Removal

Started a trap out of a honey bee colony in an old heritage Oak tree today in Menlo Park. So far so good!

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Hillsborough Trapout -Part 1

A few pictures of a trap out started today on a big beautiful heritage Live Oak. There were about six different entrances that were previously sealed (but of course the bees chewed their way out) so it took quite a bit … Continue reading

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Hillsborough Trapout – Part 2

Well it’s good news folks – the bees have happily moved their colony from the tree to the box. So it’s time to wait until dusk and relocate to the apiary.

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Atherton Trapout

These bees had moved into a very deep space in a roof and it was determined that the best course of action was to perform a trapout to save the colony. After 3 weeks we have the colony! 

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