How to take a trap with bees down mid-day (video).
Sometimes one must take the trap down mid-day, for any old reason.
Here is a video how you can remove a trap mid-day WITHOUT losing bees (non-English).
Letting the bees in, one way.
Not letting the bees out.
This same idea can be done in many ways (a piece of clear plastic tubing, etc)
1:15 - look at the simple cone made from window screening.
3:40 - look at the install details.
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