Downtown Los Altos Honey Bee Rescue

We did a bee rescue in downtown Los Altos Saturday afternoon. The honey bees made home between a column and it was an easy access since they have only been there for a few months. Here’s a picture of where the bees are entering from.

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After bringing up all our gear to the second floor we marked and made a straight cut into the wood.

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Then a little careful prying allowed us to remove the wood without completely ruining it, making it possible to remove after a little painting and perhaps wood filler/glue. 🙂 Once off we exposed the entire colony.

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And here’s our queen. She’s huuuuuge!

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Bees and all removed and relocated to Mountain View. This hive has already been adopted. It’ll go to Santa Cruz in a week.

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Thanks Rashelle for calling us to save our local honey bees!

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1 Response to Downtown Los Altos Honey Bee Rescue

  1. Pingback: Adopt-A-Hive – New Beekeper From Santa Cruz Adopts A Rescued Colony | Los Altos Honey Bees

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