Swarm Removal List

If you live on the Peninsula, in San Francisco, or in Northern Santa Clara County, call one of the beekeepers on the swarm list below, and they will come out and retrieve the swarm. Please ask if the beekeeper will charge you — most of our beekeepers remove swarms for free, but some do charge.

Unsure whom to call? Contact our swarm coordinator by phone (650-250-4787) or email. Please include your phone number in the message.

Please note: our beekeepers are not pest control professionals. They are experienced with honey bees and can rescue them unless the bees are too high, in a wall, etc. We remove honeybees only. We are not able to work with wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, carpenter bees or bumblebees.


Bay Side: Brisbane to Palo Alto

City  Travel
Name  Phone  Email  Weekdays  Evenings  Weekends  
Belmont10Brigitte Roay650-591-2227  broay@rcsdk8.netX
Burlingame20Robert Silverstein650-255-1026  robertsilverstein@email.comXXX
Los Altos50Pippin Griscom659-796-1000  XXX
Los Altos25Kendal Sager650-575-6508  kendal.sager@gmail.comXXX
Menlo Park6John Burkholder650-417-1231  XX
Menlo Park10Knute Ream650 722-3368  knute@hungerhost.comXXX
Menlo Park30Elizabeth Newell650-269-9208  ebang3@yahoo.comXXX
Palo Alto20Bryan Hains  650-250-4787  bryan.hains@gmail.comXXX
Palo Alto30Art Hall  408-712-0663  XXX
Redwood City10Isabel Bauer650-544-5881  XX
Redwood City30Bill Cervenka650-365-5548  XXX
San Bruno10Trish Entsminger650-392-5374  XXX
San Carlos10Peter McKone650-368-8006  XX
San Mateo20Oliver Frank650-333-3390  odfrank@earthlink.netXXX
San Mateo20Tim Haas415-509-5157  XXX
San Mateo10Victor Kancev650-574-1220  X
San Mateo25Desmond Amick650-504-4764  XX


Hills: Woodside, Portola Valley

City  Travel
Name  Phone  Email  Weekdays  Evenings  Weekends  

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Coast Side: Daly City to Pescadero

City  Travel
Name  Phone  Email  Weekdays  Evenings  Weekends  
Daly City10Russ Morris650-576-0574  XX
Half Moon Bay12Gary Butler650-619-4336  GARY@CURLEYREDS.COMXXX
Half Moon Bay20Raymond Wolfgramm650-255-9106  XXX
Montara15Kurk Catalano-Dockins650-740-1715  coastalhoneybeerescue@gmail.comXXX
Pacifica10Donald Brda650-743-4047  XXX


Note: if you are on the swarm list and need to update your contact info, please email swarmlistmanager@sanmateobeeguild.org