Swarm Removal

Members of GCBA may be available to assist home and business owners in the preservation and relocation of honeybees.

Contact a beekeeper from our “Bee Removal Contact List” below to remove honey bees from your property safely and ethically. This list is provided as a courtesy.

Bee removal is NOT a service provided by the Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association and GCBA assumes no responsibility or liability for any action, damages or distress. Bee removal service is provided by the individual beekeepers themselves who may volunteer or may charge a fee for their services.

‚ÄčThe following information will assist a beekeeper to understand your unique situation and whether or not they can assist you.

  • What does the cluster of bees look like?
  • Can you comfortably/safely take a picture to text or email?
  • How long have the bees been clustered in this location?
  • How high are the bees off the ground? Two feet? Five feet? Twenty feet?
  • What size is the swarm? Softball? Basketball?

Bee Removal Contact List

Dave Benedict
Areas: Cuyahoga County (Southeast near Independence)
No walls or structures

Dennis Eck
Areas: Cuyahoga, Medina and Lorain Counties.
No walls or structures

Greg Roth
Areas: Cuyahoga (East and West) Medina and Lorain Counties
No walls or structures

Eric Manthey
Areas: Cuyahoga (West) and Lorain Counties.
No walls or structures

Allyson May
Areas: Western Cuyahoga, Medina and Lorain Counties.
No walls or structures

Larry Theurer
Areas: Southern and Western Cuyahoga County
No walls or structures

Mike Wolfe
Areas: Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina Counties (~15 miles from North Olmsted)
No structures.

Michael Yuhas
Areas: Western Cuyahoga, Medina, and Lorain Counties. No wall or structure removals