Here’s a list of beekeepers who conduct swarm removal in Virginia. 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 Virginia
Cell: (540) 598-5397
Roanoke VA 24012
Swarm removal outside of structure. Inside structure removal if the swarm is exposed. This is free.
Cell: (540) 293-8238
Phone: (540) 989-6824
Roanoke VA 24018
Will remove honey bees from your property without any cost. Roanoke city and surrounding areas.
Cell: (850) 261-2273
Norfolk VA 23508
Swarm and hive removal
Cell: (757) 508-4875
Williamsburg VA 23185
Area Covering: Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Toano, and Providence Forge.
Cell: (540) 910-2427
Nelson VA 22920
Free Swarm removal outside of dwelling or hive removal outside dwelling
Virginia Beach Bee Club
Cell: (757) 942-5761
Virginia Beach VA 23456
Honey Bee Swarm Removal, Honey Sales, Nuc/Queen Sales, Beekeeping Education
Cell: (703) 405-4444
Gloucester VA 23061
Free honey bee swarm removal. Gloucester area. I try to get there the day you call!
Cell: (804) 514-3685
Aylett VA 23009
Swarm removal for free in King William and central King and Queen county. Cutouts from buildings for a fee to be determined by level of difficulty. All bees caught are hived and kept in one of my beeyards.
Cell: (540) 220-2210
Stafford VA 22554
Swarm capture (not trapouts or cutouts).
Cell: (757) 642-5384
Virginia Beach VA 23456
warm removal are done for free in all of Southside Hampton Roads. Structural removals are priced and done based on the complexity of the removal. Please do not spray anything on the bees!
Cell: (434) 632-1776
Suffolk VA 23434
Free swarm removal in Suffolk and the surrounding area. Any charges for complex removal negotiable.
Al & Val Zavislak
Cell: (757) 689-7607
Virginia Beach VA 23456
Honeybee Swarm Removal.
Cell: (757) 401-3263
Chesapeake VA 23320
Free Swarm removal. I am an experienced carpenter and cut-outs are priced depending on conditions. Serving the Southside in the Tidewater area.
Cell: (701) 220-0130
Front Royal VA 22630
Honey bee removal, and other insects.
Cell: (646) 853-2433
Phone: (212) 920-9740
Fredericksburg VA 22407
Swarm removals & fee base extractions.
Cell: (540) 664-0505
Phone: (804) 883-5213
Montpelier VA 23192
Will remove swarms of honey bees from Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, Goochland, Richmond areas.
Cell: (646) 853-2433
Phone: (212) 920-9740
Fredericksburg VA 22407
Swarm Removal, Bee Hive removal.
Cell: (540) 761-6313
Roanoke VA 24012
Swarm Removals and cutouts in Roanoke, Botetourt, Bedford and Franklin county, and the Cities of Salem and Vinton.
Cell: (703) 508-1400
Falls Church VA 22043
Free swarm removal and fee-based low to medium impact cutouts in N. Virginia. Call and follow up with an email (including photos) so I can see in advance what you are looking at. Cutouts generally done over the weekends ~ will consider rebuilds based on complexity. Licensed & Insured.
Cell: (423) 637-6412
Lebanon VA 24266
Free swarm removal in Russell and surrounding counties.
Cell: (540) 395-4148
Culpeper VA 22701
Free swarm removal in surrounding counties. Also Lake Anna area. Structure and tree removal free within reason. If I cannot complete the job I know people who can. Please call.
Cell: (804) 928-0019
Disputanta VA 23842
Free Honey Bee Swarm Removal for the Tri-City Richmond Area (Richmond, Petersburg, Prince Georgre, Dinwiddie) Please call me and I will remove it safely.
Cell: (804) 496-9868
Mechanicsville VA 23111
Free swarm removal. Cutout/bee in house may have fee depending on what is needed to be done.
Cell: (540) 726-2919
Phone: (540) 599-1565
Narrows VA 24124
Will remove swarms in trees and buildings. Will do some cut outs depending on location of bees. Cover Giles, Bland, Monroe, and Mercer County in West Virginia.
Cell: (540) 303-3589
Bee Line Apiary
Mt. Crawford Virginia 22841
We can remove bee swarms from property, buildings, trees, etc. No charge. Rockingham, Augusta, Shenandoah counties. Call Jackie at 540-303-3589, or Susan at 540-271-7895
Cell: (540) 494-5182
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Goodview Virginia 24095
Free swarm removal locally. Extraction with in reason is free, based on location of the hive and time required for the extraction. I am available for phone calls from 8:00AM- 11:30PM and available for bee removals from 6:00AM-1:00PM Monday-Friday and anytime on the weekend.
Cell: (540) 476-4784
Augusta Co Virginia 22980
Free bee swarm removal
Cell: (757) 745-9081
Back Forty Bees
Williamsburg VA 23188
Swarm Removal. Cut outs – removal of honey bees from structures (can’t do all jobs).
Oui Bits Apiary
Culpeper Virginia 22701
Free removal or consultations on removals of honeybees, wasps, yellow jackets, & bumblebees. I will not exterminate but can advise. I can not repair structures damaged by bees only their removal. 10 years as a beekeeper and extraction from structures.
Chester VA 23831
Free swarm removal within 75 miles of Chester. Cutouts prices by the job.
Winchester/Frederick VA 22601, 22602, 22603
Honeybee swarms removed free of charge. Structural removal in certain circumstances; fee depends on level of work required. Call for more information
Chester VA 23831
Honey bee removal in Richmond and surrounding areas. Swarm removal is free; building removal is reasonably priced based on complexity.
Coeburn VA 24230
Free swarm removal in Coeburn and surrounding areas
Burnley Farm Apiary LLC
Fredericksburg Virginia 22407
Save the bees, please! Do not destroy these much needed pollinators. I will remove honey bee swarms for free from landscapes, homes and buildings if I can reach them. I also remove established colonies in trees and buildings. These types of removals are fee based. Serving the 22407 area and beyond. Give me a call and I’ll do my best to give any honey bees a good home. Check out my website and watch me on YouTube.
Harrisonburg VA 22802
Honey Bee Swarm removals
Urban Apiaries David
Cell: (804) 347-1958
Richmond Virginia 23221
Swarm removal for free within 30 miles of Richmond, VA
Waynesboro Virgina 22980
Swarm and Hive removal.
Price is done after seeing the bees.
I work a 50 mile radius.
Pound VA 24279
Will remove swarms. Consultation free, in most instances the bees will be sufficient compensation
Harrisonburg VA 22801
Save the bees! Free Swarm removals in the Harrisonburg , Rockingham and Augusta County areas. If you find some Honey Bees, please do not spray or bother them, call me and I will ‘bee’ there as quickly as possible. I will remove honey bee swarms for free from landscapes as long as bees are under 20ft and easily reached. I’m not able to remove established colonies in a difficult building’s structure at this time.
Stafford County/Fredericksburg Virginia 22406
Free swarm removal from areas in north Fredericksburg and western Stafford County area, will respond same day
Bill and Adrian Zwanzig
Mount Crawford Virginia 22841
Cell: 540-383-5089, 540-383-4500
My Dad and I would be more than happy to remove swarms for free (unless a difficult structure removal) in the Rockingham and Augusta County areas.
Black Squirrel Cottage Apiaries
Annandale Virginia 22003
Free Swarm removals in the Northern Virginia and Metropolitan Area.
I try to come out the same day you call.
Stanton Virginia 24401
We can remove swarms from your property. Just give us a call!
Cell: (276) 708-6231
Wise VA 24219
Will service the Wise and surrounding counties for swarm and bee removals.
Richmond Virginia 23236
warm Removal, Hive removal from a home or office. 17 years experience. I have been in some of best homes in Richmond over the years. Past president of Rockwood Beekeepers.
Roanoke VA 24014
Free swarm removal withing a 50 mile radius of 24014
Charles City VA 23030
Honey Bee Swarms removed for free in Richmond, Henrico, Charles City, Chesterfield and New Kent.
Winchester VA 22656
If you have a swarm in the Clarke/Frederick county area, I’ll take care of it before it sets up in your attic!
Annandale Virginia 22003
Free Swarm and unwanted honey bee removals.
I try to come out the same day, All of Northern Virginia and some Metro and Maryland suburbs.
Bunker Hill WV 25413
Home Phone: 304-229-4994
Cell Phone: 304-376-3071
Free Swarm removals in Fredrick, Clarke,Warren, Loundon and Shenandoah Co. Established Colonies removed depending on job difficulty.
Sutherlin VA 24594
Swarm and bee removal
Charlottesville VA 22902
Charlottesville and surrounding areas. Honey Bee Swarms – Removed for free under most circumstances . Honey Bee Colonies In Structures removel for a fee under most conditions. Fee based on level of work required to access the colony and equipment needed to remove the bees. Phone for appointment and estimate for structural removal. Please DO NOT spray the bees with chemicals. If you find some Honey Bees, please do not bother them, call me and I will ‘bee’ there as quickly as possible.
Gloucester VA 23050
I live in Gloucester County and will travel to surrounding counties and willl remove swarms from your yard or on your home for free. If they are in walls, chimney, etc, I have beekeeping friends with the experience & equipment to remove them. If you are not in my area, call me and I will help you find someone closer to you.
Fincastle VA 24090
Free swarm removal.
Not set up to remove established hives from structures at this time.
Christiansburg VA 24073
Free swarm capture and removal in Montgomery, Floyd, Giles, and Roanoke Counties. Also, honey bees extracted and relocated as gently as possible from homes and outbuildings. Price varies depending on difficulty of the task. Call for information. Click the gallery link on my web page for removal photos–www.borgerapiaries.com.
Cedar Bluff VA 24609
Cutouts from structures, swarm removal, and trap outs. Call cell or email first as that is the best way to get in touch with me.
Manassas VA 20111
Free swarm removal, free estimates for any other honeybee related issues. I live in Prince WIlliam County and only travel to neighboring counties. I am always available to help you find someone qualified to help you with honeybee problems.
Roanoke/Blacksburg VA 24061
20 years experience in Honeybee swarms removal and Honeybee colony removal from buildings and trees both residential and commercial. Save the bees, call me!
Blacksburg VA 24060
Will remove honey bee swarms and do cutouts from structures in Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Montgomery and Giles Counties, VA.
Virginia Beach VA 23451
Madison Heights VA 24572
I will remove swarms of honeybees from your property free of charge. Also, I will remove established colonies from your home, outbuilding or trees if possible. A reasonable fee may apply depending on difficulty of extraction. Call me anytime at (434) 238 6900.
Bentonville VA 22610
Free hanging honeybee swarms removed – same day – at no charge. Hive cutouts removed ASAP at a pre-determined price before services are rendered. I serve from Front Royal, VA to Washington, D.C. and from the District to Madison County, VA. Please call instead of email for same-day service, and email pictures of hive situation for scheduling cutouts. Thank you.
FREE Honey Bee removal and extraction. I will capture swarms of honey bees and honey bees that are in trees, stumps or other structures on your property. If the bees are in a structure, I will not be responsible for any damage done by the bees or by my removal of the colony. I can refer you to a very good handy-man that can provide reasonable services. I will travel to the areas of Bedford, Lynchburg, Roanoke and local surrounding areas.
Stafford VA 22556
Remove honeybee swarms from homes or trees in stafford, prince William, Fredericksburg Virginia for a fee.
Annandale VA 22003
Free Honey Bee colonies and swarm removal. I try to come out the day you call.
Web Site: http://beekeeping.varinagardens.com/
Richmond VA 23231
sHoney bee swarm removal in Richmond, New Kent County, Charles City County and surrounding areas. All services offered for free unless special equipment is required to get at the bees.
Palmyra VA 22963
Free swarm removal in Fluvanna and surrounding counties.
Web Site: www.blessedbees.com
I will remove swarms anywhere in the greater metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, Northern Virginia, Prince William Co., Fauquier Co. Loudoun Co., Honey Bee Removal, Restoration and Relocation. Honeybee Swarms are free of charge as long as I can get to them.
Home Phone: 804-642-0685
Work Phone: 757-878-6237
I’m in southeastern Virginia. If I’m not local enough I can probably put you in touch with someone closer.
John R Hamilton (aka John BeeMan)
Will do extractions in Fredericksburg/Spotsylvannia County area of Virginia. The fees are based on swarm location.
Arlington, VA 22210
Swarms removed free of charge. Established colonies removed from structures; Please call for price and to schedule an appointment.
Suffolk, VA 23432
No charge for simple honey bee swarm removal. Fees for removing established colonies based pon difficulty of the job and resources required.
Fairfield, Virginia 24435
Phone: 540-464-1997 Daytime
Phone: 540-348-3123 After 5pm and weekends.
I will remove swarms with in 15 miles of Fairfield, VA for free, outside of that for the cost of the gas. I will remove established colonies for a fee which depends on the location of the hive.
Floyd & Carol Watkins
Area Covering: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake
Honeybee Swarms – removed at no charge as long as they are no higher than 15-20 feet.
Structural Removal- phone for an estimate or appointment to assess what equipment is needed for the removal. I will also remove other stinging insects for a nominal fee. If you are in doubt they are honeybees I will be glad to come by for identification as long as I am in the area. Please do not spray first! I have been a honey beekeeper for 42 years and a licensed pesticide operator since 1985. I do everything possible to save honeybees.
Lynchburg and Amherst area.
Zuni , VA 23898
Home Phone: 757-242-6494
Work Phone: 757-338-2902
Honeybee swarms removed free of charge. Structural removal in certain circumstances; fee depends on level of work required. Call for more information.
I will remove swarms for free and will remove existing colonies for a small fee depending on the extent of work required. I will get swarms and remove colonies from Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk and surrounding area’s of Virginia.
Grimstead Farms Honeybees
Free Swarm / Colony removal for Camden and Currituck N.C. and Hampton Roads VA.
Area Covering: Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Smithfield, Northern Suffolk and Williamsburg.
Honey Bee Removal, Restoration and Relocation. Honeybee Swarms are free of charge as long as I can get to them. Structural Removal – phone for pricing and appointment to assess the job and give estimate for the removal. All fees based on the scope of the job. If you are in doubt they are honeybees I will be glad to come by for identification. Please do not spray first!
I live in Berkley County, but will do removal in the surrounding areas of WV and VA.
Todd ‘Big T’ Tribble
Richmond, Chesterfield, Amelia and surrounding areas.
Honey Bee Swarms – Removed for free under most circumstances if located in a yard, tree, fence or anywhere else where the bees are easily located. Honey Bee Colonies In Structures And Hollow Trees – Nominal fee under most conditions. Fee based on level of work required to access the colony and equipment needed to remove the bees. Phone for appointment and estimate for structural removal. Please DO NOT spray the bees with chemicals. If you find some Honey Bees, please do not bother them, call me and I will ‘bee’ there as quickly as possible.
Cedar Bluff, VA
Willing to catch swarms in Tazewell Co. and all surrounding counties.
Covering Pulaski Co., Montgomery Co., and Wythe Co., and surrounding area
I will remove swarms of honeybees. I also remove established hives, and other nuisance wildlife, for a fee.
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 Virginia honey. Although Virginia 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.
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If there appear to be no Virginia beekeepers near you, try looking on pages for neighboring states, or check Virginia beekeeping groups or clubs. You could also try contacting the Virginia department of agriculture. If all else fails you could try contacting Virginia pest control companies or Virginia exterminators.
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