2/27/13

Your bee rescue hotline at work: Silver Lake





Thomas in Silver Lake called the Bee Rescue Hotline about a nice little swarm hanging from a canvas canopy in front of his house.




First I gave them a few sprays of sugar water. Then I put a ladder underneath, set a nuc box on top of the ladder, and brushed the swarm gently to drop them onto the box.




Thomas' son found this all very interesting.




It took only a few minutes for the swarm to move into the box and start fanning to show the hive where the new home was.


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