Beekeepers have been removing honeybees for many years from problem places for home owners and businesses. Around the 1980's many beekeepers abondoned beekeeping due to disease effecting honeybees. Later, the introduction of the Africanized honeybee in the US caused some pest control, or bee exterminating companies to kill honeybees. The propaganda of 'killer bees' has mostly subsided.
The Africanized honeybee has intermingled with the European honeybee since 50 years ago, starting from South America the bee progressed north through Central America and Mexico creating a hybrid honeybee, lessoning the perhaps overly-hyped hostility of the Africanized honeybee.
Some United States beekeepers are reluctant to collect honeybee swarms for fear of collecting honeybees carrying Tracheal or Varroa mites, or picking up a swarm of feral bees and perhaps being unfamiliar with the status or regulations of Africanized or hybrid honeybees.
Live Honeybee Removal Because of recent dwindling honeybee population made popular around 2007, known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), and the general environmental consciousness, the public as a whole has shifted to seeking live and non-toxic honeybee removal options when finding bees on their property. Adkins bee removal provides information for learning about and solving bee problems as well as a help-line for the US & Canada for removing and relocating bees from structures of: walls, attics, roofs, chimneys, as well as non structurally, trees & shrubbery.
Africanized Honeybee Migration The map below shows the migration of the Africanized Honeybee year by year as reported by each State having first arrived to Texas in 1990. You can also view the reported Africanized honeybee (AHB) spread from South America starting from 1957 forward.
Live Bee Removal Service areas:
CALIFORNIA: Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario. San Jose, San Mateo, San Francisco, Oakland, and Sacramento. AZ: Reno, Tucson, Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa. TEXAS: Dallas, Fort Worth, (DFW), San Antonio, Austin, and Houston. Additional locations include Albuquerque NM, Atlanta GA, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Denver and Colorado Springs, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas city, Lexington, Long Island, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York NYC, New Jersey, New Orleans, Newark, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh, Rhode Island, Santa Ana, Seattle, St. Louis, Tacoma, Tampa Bay, Trenton, Virginia Beach, and Washington DC.