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  1. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Someone near my parents recently dozed some land, including a bee tree he'd noticed. When he saw the bees were still in the dozed tree, now in a giant pile of brush, he asked my dad if I wanted to get the bees. So here's the question: Should I attempt to save the colony in the tree? If I do...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hello Everyone, I may have an interesting situation on my hands soon that could lead to me getting some more bees! I've been asked to come out to remove a beehive from near someones house. They're pretty sure that they are honeybees, but I'll make sure once I get there. My question is how would...
  3. Photo/Video Gallery
    I have a returning hive that was dormant most of last year here in Florida because of the unusually cold weather but now that we are in October the hive has more than tripled in activity & I need to move them into bigger accommodations, IE a frame so that I can take them with me when we move...
  4. Welcome Forum
    Hiya, First, I feel I should preface this with the admission that I am not a bee keeper, and really have no interest in actually keeping a bee, let alone a whole tribe of them. I do, however, wish to be something of a bee friend. (Or perhaps ally) I'm interested in the idea of trying to...
  5. Bee Forum
    Just lost my hive. Very depressed. However, my neighbor said his house is being inundated with lot of the wild bees that robbed my hive and that sometimes they form a golf ball size ball of bees on his deck. Should we grab that and put that in our hive? Is this the wrong time of the year to...
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