Swarming is a natural part of the honeybee reproductive cycle. If you’re lucky enough to see a swarm-in-progress, or to find one in a bush or tree, please call your local swarm hotline to connect with a beekeeper willing to collect it.
Boulder County Swarm Hotline: 303-582-4618
Denver Metro Swarm Hotline: 303-791-1777
Northern Colorado Swarm Hotline: 970-213-3099 (Berthoud, Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland)
For bee removal from a building or structure:
- Tim Brod 303-514-9257
- Miles McGaughey 720-771-4304
- Marcia Skaro 303-437-8932
- Bob Thayer 303-717-1010
- JoAnn Vigil 303-775-5639
Swarms that have colonized buildings or structures are trickier to remove and require the services of an experienced beekeeper.