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Need advice catching hive in a down tree, there worked in tunnels fairly deep can not just brush off, need to catch to get moved or owner of property will have to kill
 

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Is there any chance that you could use a chainsaw to cut out just the section of the downed tree that has the colony, then move that log section on a truck or trailer to a a property where you can work at a more leisurely pace?
 

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Yes, that may work this evening already broke into about 8ft to 10ft section. Have not done this before will a netting over the log be sufficient.
 

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You might want to also take with you pieces of plywood/OSB that could be used to screw to the cut end of the log section if you cut through a part of the colony.
 

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From looking at the tree it split open when it fell, see comb laying on ground and some attached to other parts of tree but the bees are staying with the one section. They where also coming and going from that section yesterday afternoon
 
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