Rescues Vs Extermination

Why Should I Rescue Honeybees

  1. 80% of all plants on our Mother Earth require insect pollination Honeybees are the primary source of that pollination 
  2. 35% of the food on your table is completely dependent on  Honeybee pollination
  3. Honeybee are under tremendous environmental stress from systemic pesticides in our soil, air and water, every hive is important.
  4. Pest Control Exterminations introduces  chemicals and pesticides into  your home and the environment.
  5. Extermination in lieu of Rescues  leave contaminated comb and honey in the environment  that make it's way back into our food supply
  6. Rescuing  feral hives  and placing them in managed hives with a European queen, creates a healthy colony , with good temperament.

Rescue Bees

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Rescue Facts & Fiction

Honeybees are Endangered?

Honeybees are not on the Endangered Species List. They are under tremendous environmental pressure, and every effort should be enlisted to rescue  and place them in a Managed Apiary

African Genetics?

Most South Florida Honeybees have some  trace African genes. Rescuing feral hives and re-queening with Superior European stock, increases quality managed colonies, and continues to improve feral  mating stock 

No Pesticides No Bees!

Honeybee rescues DO NOT introduce any harmful pesticides into your home or the environment, and take the entire hive and live bees, to a  managed Apiary. Exterminators by their own code are not required to remove contaminated bees and comb from your property, 

Honeybee Rescues Requirements

Our Minimun Standards to Conduct a Bee Rescue

  1. We will review with you your available options to remove honeybees from your property. 
  2. You will received a formal quote that outlines the scope of work, and the rescue process.
  3. Rescues will be done by a Register Beekeeper with General Liability  and Workers Compensation Insurance, to protect the property owner. 
  4. Rescues are only complete once the entire colony and comb are removed from the site and relocated to a managed apiary.
  5. Local building codes and OHSA requirements will be complied with.
  6. Perimeter protection and notifications will be in place.
  7. You will know the entire rescue process from start to finish before we begin. 

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