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Swarm Chasers — Honey of a Hobby for Gallatin Grad

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Shannon Holcomb and a few of his friends.

Shannon Holcomb, GHS graduate of 1973, remembers answering one of his first calls with the Swarm Chasers last year. He found himself standing atop scaffolding at the Leah Spratt Mansion in St. Joseph. A woodpecker had nailed one of the front porch columns in the 165 year old house, making easy access for a colony of bees. A nest of perhaps 30,000

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