The club maintains a list of member beekeepers that will collect honeybee swarms FREE of CHARGE in King County, including the communities of North Bend, Issaquah, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Carnation, Duvall, Maple Valley, Covington and the greater Eastside.
Think you have a swarm? Check here before calling: Honeybee Swarms
The following people will collect honeybee swarms in the areas listed:
|Contact Name||Phone||Service Area||Residence|
|Lisa & Bob Combs||425-891-2329||Snoqualmie Valley, Redmond, Bellevue, Maple Valley, Covington, West Seattle, Burien||North Bend|
|Roger Ledbetter||425-344-2579||Bellevue, Issaquah, Snoqualmie Valley, Covington, Black Diamond||North Bend|
|Mike Skripek||425-985-5023||Issaquah, East King County||Issaquah Highlands|
|David & Kerstin Springgay||425-868-3247||Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue, Kirkland, Duvall, Carnation||Redmond|
|Patti Loesche||206-784-7958||King County||Seattle|
|Ryan Chaney (cutouts)||206-471-2121||Carnation, Duvall, Fall City, Redmond||Fall City|
|Todd Myers||206-963-3409||Sammamish, Carnation, Fall City||Sammamish|
|Don Koch||425-495-0940||Renton, Issaquah, Covington, Fall City||Renton|
|Ken Stickley||206-730-6822||Renton Highlands||Renton|
Some members will also do cut-outs (removal of established bee hives from structures) and trap-outs (removals where the hive is not accessible). Cut-outs and trap-outs are labor-intensive and usually incur some kind of fee.
To get on the swarm list you must be a current SVB member. Please contact the current swarm list manager.