Here’s a list of beekeepers who conduct swarm removal in North Dakota. These are the people to call if you think you have a problem. They should be able to tell you whether you really have a problem, and what the options are.
Not all people will offer the same types of services, be prepared to pay for their work, these are specialized procedures requiring a great deal of skill and experience.
Bees-on-the-Net is not responsible for these services.
Beekeepers List for North Dakota
Cell: (701) 509-3306
Minot ND 58701
Swarm Capture/Removal and Established Hive Removal/Cutout.
Cell: (910) 514-0883
Erwin ND 28339
Removal, pollination, and honey Sales
Devils Lake, North Dakota
616 N. 31st Street
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-258-7682 (evening)
Phone: 701-328-6621 (day)
Try to give the beekeeper as much information as you can about the location of the swarm, height above the ground, length of time they have been there and whether there are any special circumstances you think might be relevant.
People are often concerned that bee swarms they see may be Africanized bees, the so called killer bees. When bees swarm it’s very difficult to tell their origin, even Africanized bees are usually docile when they are swarming, be cautious and call an expert.
Many people believe that local honey is beneficial for allergies. While I’m not sure there is any clinical proof of this, I can see there might some sort of homeopathic effect.
Finding true local honey, which incidentally is delicious, can sometimes be difficult but contacting people on this list might be a good place to start if you’re looking for pure North Dakota honey. Although North Dakota bees are basically the same as bees in any other states, the honey they make will be determined by the local plants. The flavor of the honey is usually a combination of nectar from many different plants
Please tell the beekeeper when you call, that you found them on the Bees-on-the-Net Swarm List.
To be added to the swarm removal page for your state please go here and complete the form.
If there appear to be no North Dakota beekeepers near you, try looking on pages for neighboring states, or check North Dakota beekeeping groups or clubs. You could also try contacting the North Dakota department of agriculture. If all else fails you could try contacting North Dakota pest control companies or North Dakota exterminators.
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