Hate the thought of eliminating a honeybee swarm in your yard with all the problems plaguing the bee these days and all the benefits these insects provide? A beekeeper may offer an effective solution, removing and relocating the bees with your permission.
The first step in properly removing a honeybee swarm is verifying they are, in fact, honeybees.
A honeybee swarm simply looks like a large clump of honeybees. Honeybees do not live in holes in the ground or mud nests – these are wasps or yellow jackets. It is essential to properly identify honeybees is essential before calling a before calling a beekeeper out to your property.
Have honeybees? Find a beekeeper:
- American Beekeeping Federation (ABF)
This professional organization represents beekeepers nationwide and features lists of state beekeeping associations, research centers, and other organizations.
- Grassroots organizations
These organizations are run by beekeepers, featuring information on finding local beekeepers to obtain honey or wax, help with swarm removal and control, and protect bees.
Not much can’t be found by googling these days. Try these keywords:
- Your city/state + beekeeping
- Your city/state + honeybee swarm removal
Need help helping your honeybees? Contact Stern Environmental today.