I had a logger call me a few days ago letting me know he has a bee tree in his log pile and asked if I wanted to come get it. I said sure. So I went expecting a rotted out old tree. What I found instead is a 20 inch diameter sugar maple that looked healthy and solid. After looking for a bit I found the old rotted branch which turned into the entrance for the bees. So I had him cut above and below the hive. Now I have a 6 foot long log filled with bees.
Now what the heck do I do with a log filled with honeybees?