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Bee Removal

There is a usually a fee for bee removal which usually involves removing an established hive from a structure. If you have a colony hanging from a tree or fence, you should contact someone on the Swarm Collection list.

Phil Moulton

Douglas county and western Coos County
phone-text (503) 332-6857(503) 349-8463

swarms, cutouts, nondestructive removal methods, swarm traps. glad to assist roofers when they find a bee issue in a roof.

no charge to the caller. Hives are moved to my home, when strong they are adopted by a volunteer host and placed in their garden.

most work done in evenings and weekends.

Brian Lacy

Established, insured honeybee education company LiveHoneybees.com also saves bees from structures within 60 miles of Portland. 44 years beekeeping experience. Attics, roofs, chimneys, wall spaces, trees – we've done them all. Contact brian@LiveHoneyBees.com or (503) 975-2391.

Zaph Mann & Tereza Fox

Email: zaph@zaphmann.com or foxbellyfarm@gmail.com
Fox Belly Farm on Facebook
Hillsboro OR 97123
Cell: (503) 866-5924

Structural Removal & Swarm Rescue: We will assess, advise and remove Bee & Wasp colonies/swarms for you and relocate to safety. Least invasive methods possible in consultation with home/property owner. Washington County, Chehelem Mtn and Westside Portland. *Other areas if no other option can be found. Part of Scholls Community Action Service.

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See a contact list by location of beekeepers who collect swarms of honeybees.


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