Category Archives: Trap out

Redwood City Trapout

This was a pretty straightforward trap out of a honey bee colony in Redwood City. Place the cone, hang the box, and wait four weeks. In the end the bees were happy, the homeowner was happy, and I was happy. … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Combo Cutout Trapout Bee Removal

Bees were found to be flying in and out of a sealed up hollow in an oak tree. The plan was originally to pop off the cover, install a mesh cover and cone then start a trapout, but the colony … Continue reading

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San Mateo Trapout

This swarm had just moved in and unfortunately they couldn’t stay. This was a tricky one because the shingles had so many gaps to sneak into but in the end we got em. 

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Starting an Oak Tree Trapout in Redwood City

This great big magnificent heritage Oak in Redwood City had been discovered by a swarm of bees but unfortunately this isn’t the place for them. A trap that was started and seems to be working great. In 4 weeks all … Continue reading

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Redwood City Trapout

Well that was a fast one – less than a week and all the bees decided to abscond from this gigantic redwood tree. All is well that ends well!

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Redwood Shores Trapout

Four weeks later and we have a 40 lb trapout box full of bees and honey. Carrying this thing down with one hand on the ladder sure was interesting. All good! 

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Atherton Bee Tree Trapout Started

This humongous heritage oak had five entrances and plenty of bees. As soon as the cone was put in place and box hung they immediately showed a good amount of interest so this one should be wrapped up in a … Continue reading

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