Our bees are threatened and we need to protect all that we can. However, that doesn’t mean we want a swarm in our back yards!
Ontario bee has a helpful page http://www.ontariobee.com/sales-and-services/got-a-swarm They suggest you can:
- Contact a local beekeeping association in Ontario eg
Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin Beekeepers’ Association, Arva, ONContact: Bob Crowhurst, PresidentTelephone: 519-666-1670
- Contact your closest Ontario Bee Inspector.
Elgin, Essex, Chatham-Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Norfolk
Cell Phone: 519-360-8758
Cell Phone: 519-358-6593
- Ask your fire or police department if they have a list of beekeepers who will take unwanted bees.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE THE BEES YOURSELF UNLESS YOU ARE AN EXPERIENCED BEEKEEPER!