Here’s a list of beekeepers who conduct swarm removal in Colorado. 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 Colorado
For Beekeepers in the Boulder, Denver and surrounding areas contact
Karen and Dan at BackYardHive 720-443-2331
This includes all of Boulder County:
Louisville, Lafayette, Longmont, Erie, Gunbarrel, Niwot, Denver and the surrounding areas Golden, Broomfield, Thornton, Westminster, North Glen, Wheatridge, Arvada, Commerce City, Lakewood, Englewood and Littleton, Loveland and Fort Collins areas
BackYardHive will place the bees with a bee guardian that will care for the bees naturally and chemical free.
For swarm removal in all of Northern Colorado
Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association
For swarm removal in all of Northern Colorado, call the Swarm Hotline: 970-213-3099
For swarm removal in the Denver metro area
Patti Stefaniw will be dispatching for our Mountain/West areas including: Evergreen, Morrison, Idledale, Kittredge, Conifer, Bailey, and Lakewood.
Her numbers are 303-679-4437 hm. and 303-968-9523 cell.
Jerry Webb will be dispatching for South Metro areas including: Littleton, Englewood, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Roxborough, Chatfield.
His business number is: 303-791-1777.
Kathy Boone will be dispatching for our Southern Region including: Louviers, Sedalia, Parker, Franktown, Castle Rock, and Colorado Springs.
Her numbers are: 303-814-8870 hm. and 303-472-9276 wk.
Jo Haugland will be dispatching miscellaneous pickups turned in via e-mail, emergency pickup requests, or requests that no one is able to dispatch.
Contact Jo via e-mail at email@example.com
Cell: (720) 445-0070
Arvada CO 80003
Swarm removal in Arvada, Westminster, and the surrounding area. We can usually remove a swarm at no cost but there could be charges depending on the circumstances and location of the swarm.
Cell: (303) 757-4906
Denver Colorado 80237
Free honey bee swarm removal, Denver, Aurora, Littleton.
Ken Caldwell (35 years experience)
Lakewood Colorado 80215
FREE Bee swarm relocation for the Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Green Mountain, and Golden and NW Denver area. Free honey if I remove your swarm.
Cell: (720) 563-1632
Belinda’s Back Yard Bees
Leadville CO 80461
Friendly, gentle and knowledgeable swarm removal in Denver and the foothills, Evergreen, Summit County, Buena Vista and Salida.
For swarm removal in all other areas of Colorado see below
Ash Tree Apiary
Loveland Colorado 80537
We are a professional and Insured removal/cutout company offering free estimates in the Loveland, Ft Collins, Windsor, Berthoud and Greeley areas. We also offer FREE swarm removals.
Company Osito Orchard
Hotchkiss CO 81419
Call for swarm removal in the North Fork Valley.
Longmont Colorado 80503
I remove honey bee swarms in Boulder County, North to Fort Collins, east to Johnstown and Greeley.
Denver Colorado 80238
Denver: free removal of swarms within reach of ladder. I will give them a good home. Cannot remove hives established in buildings, etc.
Grand Junction CO 81507
Will remove swarms in Grand Junction area from Palisade to Mack and everything in between. Call us, thanks.
Fields of Natural Honey
Colorado Springs Colorado 80910
Offering honey bee hive removals within structures, free estimates. Free swarm removal. We also offer natural honey and nucleus hives.
Colorado Springs Colorado 80916
No charge honeybee swarm removal for Colorado Springs
Boulder CO 80304
In the Boulder County – I’m happy to help capture swarms and install into your own hives or take away to a new home. I capture hives that are within reach with a ladder and are actual honeybee swarms. I do not remove bees from established hives that have been built inside structures such as homes, garages or dead trees.
Denver CO 80211
Office: 303 433-6259
Cell: 303 960-2486
I can remove a swarm of bees if it is out side and not to high up and out of reach. I am available in the Denver, Boulder, Longmont, Englewood, Littleton, Aurora etc.
Monument CO 80132
From Northern Denver to Falcon No kill be swarm removal
Lakewood CO 80232
West Metro Area
Kremmling CO 80459
I will remove swarms in Grand county and parts of Routt and Summit counties. Kremmling area free. Over 50 miles may be charge.
Boulder CO 80304
Ginger and Robb Janssen
Basalt Mountain Gardens
Basalt CO 81621-1506
Honeybee removal and rescue in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. We do swarm removals, trap outs, cutouts and repair.
H. Danger Brown
Lamar CO 81052
I’ll take your honey bee swarm and give them a good home. (usually free)
Covering SouthEast Colorado including Lamar, LaJunta, Pueblo. Willing to travel to the front range for paid removal jobs. Bees established in hollow trees or structures can be removed for a fee which varies depending on the circumstances (distance and difficulty).
Your bees will become part of an important effort in strengthening the genetic diversity of domestic bees. We use no chemicals or antibiotics and will take your unwanted feral bees and care for them with love well into the future.
Rocky Mountain Bee
Thornton CO 80260
Free swarm removals. Professional removal of bees (live) and relocated to rescue locations. Home will be cleaned completely repaired. Lic. and ins.
Honey Bee Removal Service – Biodynamic Education (training), Hives, Bees and Supplies.
Aurora,Denver Metro, Thornton, Northglenn and Arvada.
Fort Morgan CO 80701
Phone : 970-380-1453
Free swarm removal and free estimates to remove bees living in buildings and trees. I cover Morgan, Logan, Washington, Weld, and Yuma county.
Boulder, Denver and surrounding areas. Swarm & Colony Removals
I am available full time to collect swarms and relocate them to bee-lovers’ back yard hives. I also remove colonies from houses, garages & other structures.
I have the equipment to cover pretty much any circumstance, and am happy to travel from Fort Collins to the Springs.
If you are available for the swarm removal, it is an inspiring, educational and moving experience.
Honeybees are such an integral part of existence, so please always respect and never harm them.
I also offer chemical-free removal of wasps, yellow-jackets & hornets nests.
Denver CO 80218
Looking for a swarm, swarm removal
Lakewood CO 80235
Will come and catch your honey bee swarm cost varies.. but not more than 45 dollars
Boulder CO 80304
Boulder, Lyons, Longmont, Broomfield, Louisville, Superior and nearby areas. Free removal of bee swarms from your yard and outside of a structure. $50/hour for removal of established bee colonies from structures. These bee swarms will be used to restock several of my own hives and the remainder will be distributed free of charge to educational entities and fellow bee keepers
Longmont CO 80502
Sustainable Honey Bee removals and tree services by ISA Certified Arborist.
Lafayette CO 80026
Free swarm removal in Lafayette, Louisville, Broomfield, Westminster, Erie, Superior, Arvada, and Longmont.
Colony removal from structures for a fee. Please take pictures if possible to help me understand what equipment I will need to bring to remove the colony.
Boulder CO 80304
In the Boulder area I’m happy to help capture Spring swarms and install into your own hives or take away to a new home. I can only capture hives that are within reach with a ladder and are actual honeybee swarms. I do not remove bees from established hives that have been built inside structures such as homes, garages or dead trees.
Arvada CO 80003
Phone: (720) 984-2339
Free Swarm removals
Englewood CO 80110
Free swarm removal in Englewood, Littleton and South Denver areas
Longmont CO 80503
Cell: 303 917 8536
I do honey bee swarm capture and removal for free and will remove honey bees from structures for a small fee. I do not do structure repair or remodel after the removal. I cover Boulder County, Longmont, and North to Fort Collins.
Denver CO 80205
Removal of honeybee swarms
Grand Junction CO 81505
Phone: 970-620-3205 or 970-812-6702
We offer free swarm removal, depending on access. At this time we do not offer hive removal/cutouts. No extermination. We serve the Grand Junction, Colorado area – Palisade to Mack to Whitewater. Would consider Delta area.
Highlands Ranch CO 80130
I will remove honeybee swarms free from small trees, shrubs and bushes. I do not remove bees from houses. I will give the bees a good home in a holistic top bar hive. I serve Highlands
Littleton CO 80127
Cell Phone: 303-990-4669
FREE Honeybee swarm removal to the Denver metro area! We will provide a good home for bee swarms.
Sunnyside Urban Farm
Honey bee swarm removal
Free Honey Bee Swarm removals in the Boulder, Denver, Nederland area. I’m a local, natural beekeeper. I practice non-invasive bee-guardianship. I work with non-profits in the community to educate the public on the importance of bee conservation and care. Unfortunately, if the bees have settled into a structure i will not be able to remove them.
Longmont CO 80503
Swarm removal, beehive removal from structures and re-establish into hive box
Berthoud CO 80513-8444
I collect swarms in the Berthoud, Longmont, Loveland, Fort Collins, Johnstown & Windsor areas.
Denver, CO 80211
9517 Clayton Ct
Thornton Colorado 80229
Grand Junction CO 81501
I collect swarms from outside areas only. No extermination or interior wall retrieval.
Boulder CO 80305
At no charge I will remove bee swarms and place them in my orchard apiary. Due to the amount of work to remove and relocate established hives from structures, I will charge for this service. I am happy to give a free estimate and discuss other possible solutions.
3012 river ct.
collbran co 81624
$25.00 for removal of bees from yards and in case of wall removal $75 per hour 1 hr min, can repair if not too much damage or refer to a repair guy western slope area
2806 Alan street
Fort Collins Colorado 80524
Free swarm catching, free estimates for removal. I will Remove the bees and repair the damage.
Boulder county and vicinity.
Affordable swarm rescue and colony removals from buildings, structures, etc. I am glad to answer your questions. Bees safely, carefully removed with least destructive access to structure using a non-harmful bee vacuum and entire colony (honey, comb, etc) removed. Basic hourly rate with a two-hour minimum. I do not perform repairs from accessing the colony for the removal, I’m just the bee guy but I can refer you to a tradesman who can perform the repairs. Your bees will be cared for and go to a good home!
Cell Phone: 303-913-1359
Swarm removals: $100.00.
We capture bee swarms and extract colonies from interior walls, structures, roofs, etc.
Call for an estimate.
Denver and surrounding areas.
Boulder County and Denver area, swarms only – no cutouts from homes or structures,
for that service please call Ben Rodman 720-371-9429 or Michael Lumbard 720-596-4055
Honeybees will be saved and given a new home where they will be cared for.
Bee swarm removal Denver + 25 miles
I will collect swarms only (no cut-outs) in North Fork, Delta County Colorado (Paonia, Hotchkiss, Crawford, Cederedge, Delta, etc.)
FREE removal of swarms in Boulder County from outside yards and areas. A beekeeper who will give these wayward bees a good home at no cost to you or them!
Berthoud, CO 80513
Longmont, Loveland, Berthoud, Mead and Eastern Boulder
Boulder County area
Phone: 303-453-8911 (Leave Message and location of bees)
FREE removal of swarms in Westminster, Broomfield and the Arvada area from outside yards and open areas. A beekeeper who will collect your swarm of bees provide them a home at no cost to you!
Cell: 970 593 2800
Home: 970 663 2825
I collect swarms in Berthoud, Longmont, Loveland, Fort Collins, Johnstown & Windsor Areas.
Web Site: www.bee-guardian.com
6481 N 63rd St
Longmont CO 80503
Service Offered: Swarm capture for free, remove bees from structures generally for $100 per hour, I don’t repair after I’m done.
Tender Care Bee Extractions
Servicing the entire Colorado Front Range
Swarms and structural extractions and repairs
Bruce Bell “The Bee Guy”
I am a beekeeper and catch swarms and do removals in SW Colorado. Swarms captured for free, cutouts and removals usually involve a fee on a $100 per hr basis. Estimates gladly given. We do not do any exterminations. Normally 90 mile radius around Durango, Colorado but exceptions occur.
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 Colorado honey. Although Colorado 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 Colorado beekeepers near you, try looking on pages for neighboring states, or check Colorado beekeeping groups or clubs. You could also try contacting the Colorado department of agriculture. If all else fails you could try contacting Colorado pest control companies or Colorado exterminators.
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