Monthly Archives: March 2012

Adopt A Hive – SoCal Colony Going Home

Two new colonies were adopted this morning and going to its permanent home. First is Marius. His one hive dwindled but still have some bees and queen. He took home the SoCal swarm from a feral hive in Palo Alto … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Bee Removal – Saving Bees

Received a call from Srini of Sunnyvale this afternoon saying that there’s a colony of bees living in his walnut tree and the colony hangs over the sidewalk. This honeybee colony was about 10 feet up so it was a … Continue reading

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San Jose Swarm Removal Near Mitty High School

Fellow bee remover Art called me this afternoon asking if I wanted a swarm and I said sure, that would be great as I needed more bees. I took down the address and we headed over after a quick dinner. From … Continue reading

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Bee Rescue After Tree Removal

Two days ago we rescued as many bees as we could from a rotting peppercorn tree that was cut down today. The tree removers temporarily sealed the entrances and then cut off the top portion of the tree. Then two … Continue reading

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A Generous Donation For the Bird House Bees

Received a call from Subathra this morning saying that she has a colony of bees living inside one of her bird houses. They have been living there for about 4 years but unfortunately they have to be relocated. Subathra called … Continue reading

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Mountain View Bee Swarm Hived

A few blocks from my parent’s place in Mountain View there’s a colony of bees living in the hollow of the tree. Each year the colony swarms at least once. So far this is the second swarm we were called … Continue reading

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Bee Removal in Palo Alto from Peppercorn Tree

Trish of Palo Alto called the other day saying that they have a large diseased peppercorn tree that needs to be cut down this Thursday. But recently a swarm of bees moved into the hollow of the tree and wanted … Continue reading

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Drove Threw a Cloud of Bees

On my way home from the honeybee swarm rescue in Palo Alto, I drove through a huge cloud of swarming bees. This was my first bee swarm “drive-thru” and all I could think of was not hitting the queen! And what … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm Rescue

Received an email from Margaret near noon today regarding a swarm of bees in her neighbor’s front yard. And on their street they have a lot of foot traffic so she wanted someone to come out to rescue these bees … Continue reading

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Mountain View Bee Swarm Removal – Small Swarm

Went after a swarm call late Monday night as it was closer to me than another local bee remover. Loaded the truck and picked up my dad at his place in Mountain View and headed down the road to where … Continue reading

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