You have just seen a swarm! Swarming takes place April through June in Western Pennsylvania. They are very docile and will not “attack” or sting if they are left alone. Contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412.445.7872 and he will assist you in getting them relocated.
A cluster of bees landed in my tree, what do I do?
By jeff shaw|June 30th, 2013|Comments Off on A cluster of bees landed in my tree, what do I do?
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About the Author: jeff shaw
Jeff is a third-generation beekeeper who currently manages 20 hives and mentors beginning beekeepers. He is passionate about promoting healthy colonies through natural beekeeping practices and sustainable integrated-pest-management techniques. Jeff has worked closely with Burgh Bees since 2009 in various capacities to increase community awareness and support for the organization. Elected to the board in the Fall of 2013, he will serve as the apiary director for our Homewood apiary and will mange corporate interest for our hive leasing and management program, with accounts such as Whole Foods Market and The Porch at Schenley, an Eat’n Park hospitality group restaurant. Jeff is an avid environmentalist and sustainable business owner. He created and runs SEEDS Green Printing and Design, a green printing and design company located in Pittsburgh that serves clients worldwide.