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Beekeeper and bee advocate Geoff Kipps-Bolton goes through the steps required to relocate a swarm of bees from a perch high atop a tree to a portable hive located nearby. Geoff has done this activity hundreds of times, so he is used to the behavior of bees. He did not wear a protective suit, but advises others should wear one.

CAUTION: Amateurs should not attempt to move a swarm of bees.

Kipps-Bolton has been keeping bees since 1988 in his native England and now lives in California where he has a bee removal business. He is the author of the book, Start Beekeeping by Next Weekend and has put out a DVD called Swarm Collection. He also maintains two websites about bees: Bees on the Net and The Bee Advocate.

Find more information on these subjects in our library catalog: Bees, Bee culture.

Title: Relocating a swarm of bees
Author/Creators: Geoff Kipps-Bolton, Tom Carroll
Website: http://www.bees-on-the-net.com/
Decription: Geoff Kipps-Bolton goes through the steps required to relocate a swarm of bees.
Subject: Bees. Bee culture.
Date: July 10, 2012
Item Type: videorecording
Digital Format: .mov
Duration: 00:09:30
Resolution: 1920x1080
Digital Publisher: Escondido Public Library
Rights: This digital file may be used for educational purposes,
as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission
from the Escondido Public Library is required for any other uses.
Identifier: 442659



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