Lebanon Reporter

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July 7, 2012

‘Bee whisperer’ recovers swarm from Golfside tree

Lebanon — Carol Jensen had wondered about the whistling noise coming from one of her new windows, so she scheduled a service call Tuesday morning.

When she and the inspector heard, then saw, three separate swarms of honeybees converging on a maple tree across the street at 2332 Turnberry Drive, she realized she had more a significant problem than wind whistling through a window.

A year to the week since a huge colony — estimated at 500,000 bees — was removed from a home in Lebanon’s Millerwood subdivision, thousands of bees were carefully coaxed from a maple tree and into a cardboard box by Rob Green of Bluffwood Creek Apiary.

For the rest of this story, see the July 7 issue of The Lebanon Reporter.

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