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Offline annette

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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2011, 01:34:28 PM »
Thank you all for the wonderful comments. It was a blast for us and the neighborhood kids. We were also able to educate the homeowner who was initially freaked out when the swarm issued from an oak tree on their property. They had been watching the bees come and go from this oak tree for 3 years and really enjoyed it until they happened to see the swarm and then they wanted the bees removed from the tree. Glad we were able to calm them down and they appreciated the bees after that.


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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2011, 01:37:01 PM »
good job.  wonder how many swarms have come from that tree and they missed them!  i hope they will let the bee tree stay?
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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2011, 01:39:36 PM »
They will let the bee tree stay. It is up about 15 feet and far enough away from the walking path. They also have my number if they change their mind.

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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #23 on: May 31, 2011, 07:49:40 PM »
That was great.  And very nice that the fire department showed up.   Loved it.

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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2012, 02:29:55 PM »
So cool!!!!

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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2012, 11:25:46 PM »
How the heck did the home owner think this was 15 feet up!!


If they told you 40ft.  you wouldn't have showed up ;)
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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #26 on: April 15, 2012, 03:06:28 AM »
That was great! I look forward to more!

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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #27 on: April 23, 2012, 01:01:42 PM »
YEAH!  GIRL POWER! It is nice to see other women out there that love bees like I do.  I have been getting some funny looks from some of my friends when I tell them that I am getting my hive for Mother's Day this year.  I can't wait though.  I keep hoping that my husband gets some swarm calls while he is at work so I can go get them! 

Great pictures and video, thanks for sharing!
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Re: Fire Department Helps Us to Capture a Swarm
« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2012, 04:28:17 PM »
thumbs up girls

 

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