swarming bees

Spring is bee swarming season! You may have spotted a swarm in your area. If not, you still have a chance to spot this amazing phenomenon. Honey bees can still swarm in the summer and fall. However, bees normally will swarm in the springtime. What causes this mass migration? It’s all a part of normal…

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encountering bees DTEK live bee removal

Imagine walking into your local grocery store to pick up a few items, only to return to your vehicle to find it full of bees. This exact scenario happened in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The owner of the car left his windows open while shopping at a grocery store. When he returned to his vehicle…

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bee infestation

Honeybees are a part of life in Southern California. They are common guests at outdoor BBQs, baseball games and backyard gardens. For the most part, bees are not a threat to humans. They prefer to spend their days collecting nectar and pollen to bring back to the hive. To avoid a nasty sting, the best…

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swarm of bees

During the summertime, bees are just a fact of life here in Southern California. We are used to seeing them buzzing around our pools, picnics and soda cans. And although they can be a nuisance, they don’t generally grab our attention.   Sometimes bee behavior is a little more intriguing! Most people would agree that…

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bee swarms and colonies

Spring has sprung in San Diego! With the warmer weather finally here, you may start to notice big bunches of bees in your neighborhood. Since we are entering swarm season, we thought we’d talk a little about the difference between a swarm and a colony and what to do if you encounter either of these…

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