To find a Pest Control Operator who offers removal or eradication services in Florida, visit: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Business-Services/Bees-Apiary/Honey-Bee-Protection-in-Florida/Bee-Removal-or-Eradication-in-Florida and click on the Bee Removal or Eradication List.”
Managing Feral Bee or Wasp Colonies on Your Property
As Africanized honey bees establish a stronger presence in Florida, it is crucial for public safety reasons that any swarms or feral honey bee colonies found nesting in close proximity to humans or animals be removed or eradicated by trained personnel. Therefore, there is a need for pest control operators (PCOs) who can provide removal services. Please DO NOT attempt to remove or eradicate a feral colony on your own.
“The state of Florida recommends that nuisance honey bees (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in1005 and https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in790) found nesting outside of hives managed by a beekeeper (like those nesting in tree cavities, walls, water meter boxes, etc.) be either: