Here’s a list of beekeepers who conduct swarm removal in Arizona. 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 their services.
Swarm Removal List for Arizona
D & D Beekeeping
Mesa AZ 85210
Most new bee “swarms” (bees that have been in current location less than four days) can be removed/relocated for low or no cost. We focus on bee relocation instead of extermination. No pesticides used! Serving East Valley in Metro Phoenix. Member of BACA – Beekeepers Assoc. of Central Arizona. Email or text a picture and details of bee situation for fastest response.
Jaime de Zubeldia
Tucson Arizona 85653
Live swarm/hive relocation to our apiaries, trapping, tracking, safety training, nuisance mitigation, hands-on beekeeping workshops since 2008.
Phoenix Arizona 85310
I offer swarm and hive removal valley wide — I am willing to travel anywhere in Maricopa County. Bees are valuable for their honey and the plants and trees they pollinate — please don’t kill them! I remove the swarm and will also give you a jar of the honey when I am able to harvest it! Please call me with the size of the swarm (if you are able to see it) and how high (like if it is in a tree). Thank you very much!
Dan Punch, Beekeeper
Phoenix Arizona 85021
Specializing in: 24/7 LIVE Bee Removal & Relocation
*Serving Metro Phoenix, East Valley, & West Valley
*Currently own and maintain approx. 50+ bee colonies
*Performed over forty live bee removals in 2012 with only word-of-mouth advertising, planning huge growth in 2013
*Member of Beekeepers Association of Central Arizona, & regularly volunteer at ASU Bee Lab
*Call me anytime with questions regarding bees and/or relocations.
American Bee Control
Tucson AZ 85710
We have been removing bees alive from commercial sites, public facilities and private homes since 1968.
Each colony is given a permanent hive box where they can prosper in a safe and managed environment, including a selective breeding program geared to achieving a disease-resistant, docile, productive line of honey bees.
Please see our website for details on our proprietary technologies that collect bees alive unlike any other methods used in the USA.
We guarantee satisfaction and complete capture of all bees.
ABC removes the comb from inside the nest to ensure the site won’t be attractive to other colonies looking to set up their future home.
Please call with any questions.
Covering Southern Arizona, especially the greater Tucson area.
Sierra Vista Arizona 85650
Local bee keeper, who does live bee removal for the greater Sierra Vista area
Phoenix AZ 85032
I do live beehive and swarm removal. I would like to put your bees to work for me. So if you need a beekeeper call me…
Live Bee Swarm Removal!!! Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale and Cave Creeke
Tucson Arizona 85704
Swarm Removal – Cut-outs
Serving Phoenix metro area
The Bee Man
Bee & Wasp Removals
Serving Cochise County and Tucson Area
Bee Colony Removals
Structural Bee Removals in the White Mountains Area of ARIZONA including Show Low, Snowflake, Pinetop, etc.
Phone 928-537-7360 or 928-386-8059(cell)
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 Arizona honey. Although Arizona 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 Arizona beekeepers near you, try looking on pages for neighboring states, or check Arizona beekeeping groups or clubs. You could also try contacting the Arizona department of agriculture. If all else fails you could try contacting Arizona pest control companies or Arizona exterminators.
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