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Bee Swarm Under Umbrella – San Jose Bee Rescue

Around dinner time tonight I received a call from Breatriz of San Jose. She spotted a bee nest under her umbrella and wasn’t sure what kind of bees they were. So she texted me picture of a bee and the … Continue reading

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Redwood Shores Bee Removal

We are once again back in Redwood Shores rescuing bees from the same stucco fence, and this is the forth time! Three times in the same area and one time on another part of this fence. The last time was … Continue reading

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First Swarm & Four Queens Rescued

Master Gardener Drew called this evening regarding a swarm of bees on the fence near their hives. He wasn’t sure if it came from his hives or somewhere else as the neighborhood had other beekeepers and also many feral hives … Continue reading

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Stanford Bee Removal 20 Feet Up

It was late Summer of 2012 when Marvina first contacted me regarding a bee colony living at the eave of her three story home in Stanford. We went for a site check and suggested that since it’s so high and … Continue reading

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Newly Established Colony Relocated – Los Altos

September came and the late Summer swarms started. Two Sundays ago Walter contacted me saying a huge swarm moved into the attic of his home through the vent holes. I went for a site check that evening and then scheduled … Continue reading

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Mating Flight Caught On Video

Found this online. Someone in Russia captured a queen mating flight on video! Check it out.

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Redwood City Bee Swarm Moving Around

Thursday night Sarah of Redwood City emailed me regarding a swarm that clustered up on their garden wall that’s about 4 feet in height and easy to access. Her family wanted someone to rescue them instead of having them killed. … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm Rescued – Hard To Find Virgin Queen

Received a call from Nancy in Palo Alto this late afternoon regarding a swarm that has been in the bush for a while and haven’t flown away. So dad and I head over after dinner to relocate them. They have … Continue reading

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Los Gatos Bee Swarm Removal – Thanks Orkin Pest Control

I have to begin this blog post by saying thanks to the Orkin Pest Control technician for not spraying the honeybee swarm he identified, and also thank Jessica for calling us to save our local honeybees. It was a small … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarms Number 2 and 3

Yesterday Shu called saying that his gardener found two swarms in his backyard. This is the second and third swarm that landed in his backyard. When that happens you know there’s a hive really close, sometimes right next door. When … Continue reading

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