[ocba] Fwd: bees in wall
jeff01 at email.unc.edu
Tue Aug 22 22:43:02 EDT 2006
On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Becky Bollinger wrote:
> Is anyone interested in removing this colony?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: jen k <jenjkeller at yahoo.com>
> Date: Aug 22, 2006 5:08 PM
> Subject: bees in wall
> To: beckyalis at gmail.com
> Hi Becky,
> Don Hopkins recommended I get in touch with you and you could in turn
> pass this on to the county organization and see if anyone is
> interested. I have a friend that called me to tell me that his
> brother is renovating a house that has an established colony of bees
> living in one of the walls. He doesn't want to kill the bees, but
> also doesn't want to pay much to get rid of them. I told him it is
> sometimes hard for beekeepers to do this kind of work because they
> don't want to tear down walls in order to get to the bees. He says
> that he doesn't mind walls being torn up since it is being renovated
> and he is even willing to help in the demolition process. The house
> is located somewhere in Efland, and if anyone is interested I will get
> more details.
> If you could please pass this on to the group to see if anyone would
> be interested I would appreciate it. I can be reached at this email
> address or my phone number at the lab is (919)513-7702.
> Thanks for your help.
> Jennifer Keller
I would be interested in going to this with someone who's caught a swarm
before. I do not have any equipment nor have tried to catch a swarm
I live in Efland and could meet someone to check it out together.
I don't have a spare hive body/cover but if I could borrow one I will keep
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