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Swarm removal list:   If you have found a honey bee swarm, you can use this list to locate a beekeeper near you who may be able to come and collect it.*

NOTE:   County and City provided on the list below indicate the primary location of the individual listed.   Some of these individuals are willing to travel to nearby counties to retrieve swarms, so if you can not find someone in your county, you may find help in neighboring counties.  The link below may help you identify which counties are closest to you. 

Map of Michigan Counties

County City First name Last name Phone
Allegan Holland Sara Fiorenzo 5046660574
Alpena Alpena Gerald Rutherford (989) 727-3265
Alpena Alpena BARBARA RUTHERFORD 989-727-3265
Antrim Elmira Holly Griffith 248.310.6266
Arenac Standish Wendy Stein +19899421790
Arenac STERLING Robert Flick 9893130689
Arenac Sterling Matt Klump (989) 942-4934
Barry Hastings Douglas Logan (269) 908-6252
Benzie Benzonia Gaia Pampu 231-882-9510
Benzie Interlochen Ted Nelson (810) 210-3018
Benzie Lake Ann Amy Carmien 2313570998
Berrien Benton Harbor Paul Erickson 401-536-5905
Berrien Buchanan Lynn Ferris 2693623210
Berrien Buchanan John Longmore 2195750990
Berrien Galien Laurie Wilson (312) 607-6680
Berrien Grand Beach Marina Hurn 8187498025
Berrien Union Pier John R Staib 13125233535
Calhoun MARSHALL Robert McNally (616) 824-6569
Cass Constantine Abraham Furrer 2692440714
Cass Union Stephen Pearson 574-343-4916
Charlevoix Boyne City Marilee Kartje 2483963476
Chippewa Goetzville Sally Austin 9066300025
Clare LAKE Leon D Tessman Sr 1-231-468-9265
clinton Bath robbyn smith 15176416690
Clinton DeWitt Betsy Iszler 5179938353
Eaton Eaton Rapids Joel Nephew 5177508050
Emmet Harbor Springs Chris Bovee (231) 838-5020
Fulton Rochester Richard DeLawter 5742234620
Gen Montrose Christopher Persall 8109907016
genessee flushing Brandon Lawson 8104067327
Gladwin Gladwin Stephanie Ady-Adams 9893873492
Grand Traverse Interlochen Greg Deyak 2316222171
Grand Traverse TRAVERSE CITY Norvel Derickson 2318832200
Gratiot BRECKENRIDGE Joseph Bushre 8057580564
Gratiot Ithaca Gary Ester (989) 854-6659
Gratiot Perrinton Wilbur Sewell 989-737-6763
Hillsdale Hillsdale Joseph Hamel (906) 235-0716
Hillsdale Jerome Amber Kohler 5176055855
Huron Harbor Beach Sara Kennedy 952-334-1014
Huron Port Hope Randall Rau 989-572-3261
IN LEESBURG Cathie Fox 5745272413
Ingham East Lansing Frederick Fritz 15172034405
Ingham East Lansing Shawna Soule 2489283306
Ingham Lansing Steve Dean 517-775-1540
Ingham Lansing Benjamin Morse 517-202-1832
Ingham LANSING Patrick Quinn 5178963495
Ingham Mason Marti Calderone (517) 525-1387
Ingham Mason Mark Matthews 5177190787
Ingham Stockbridge Julie Weiland 5178512088
Ingham Williamston Julianne Early-Meehan 517.930.8606
Isabella Mt. Pleasant Karl Geiger 989-506-6663
Jackson Munith Pam Mackinder (517) 206-9293
Jackson Parma Sheila Burger 5179302206
Jackson Rives Junction Brie Brooker (618) 420-8373
Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Sheldon Schwitek 2693302305
Kalamazoo, St. Joseph Schoolcraft Charlotte Hubbard 269-910-0962
Kent Andrea Bumstead 6166446626
Kent Alto Lynn Blasio 7165650969
Kent Belmont NILS REICHERT 6168746854
kent Byron Center RICHARD Dykstra (231) 690-4625
Kent Byron Center Amanda Wolf 6162629552
Kent Byron Center Amanda Wolf 2695096813
Kent Caledonia Joshua Cochran 6165148195
Kent Caledonia David Staskiewicz 6165282087
Kent Cedar Springs Jeff Gorby (616) 541-3024
Kent East Grand Rapids Suhey Fisher 6169007773
Kent Grand Rapids Matthew Kobe 517-861-6782
Kent Grand Rapids Megan Kobe 989-708-0832
Kent Grand Rapids Dr. Anthony Meyer 616-690-1345
Kent Grand Rapids Stan Sherman (616) 826-9772
Kent Grand Rapids David Zimmermann 6162626975
Kent Rockford Mark Stewart 6164376364
Lapeer Columbiaville Cherish Passeno 586-879-1473
Lapeer Dryden Jordan Nagel 2482240712
Lapeer Lapeer Andrea Stowell 8102720051
Lee Midland Tejay Stevens 9895138709
Lenawee Adrian John Kastanis 5176625102
Lenawee Blissfield Brian Williamson 419-764-6468
Lenawee Brooklyn Elizabeth Burgus 3134928974
Lenawee manitou Beach Jeannette Davis 7343415344
Livingston Brighton David Kazyak 734-355-2815
Livingston Howell Jennifer gross 8102781925
Livingston Howell Robert Lane 12489747411
Macomb Armada Phillip Kent (586) 531-3490
Macomb Bruce Twp Fay Sewell 5863376586
Macomb Clinton Township Raymond Rasho 2094172957
Macomb Saint Clair Shores Duane Walkowski 5867384707
Macomb Shelby Township Kathleen Prough 3174123315
Macomb Warren Senad Livadic (313) 445-8129
Macomb Warren Steven Pollmann (248) 991-5441
Marquette Ishpeming Amy LaMere 9063616240
Mason Ludington Bill Mauer (231) 233-9167
Mason Ludington Ann Mauer 231-233-9167
Mason Scottville Candace Rose Casados 7202022715
Mecosta Rodney Ray Browers 2312500574
Midland Midland Julie Maurer 9896316735
Midland Sanford Angela Sabillon 9108185382
Missaukee McBain Camille Williams 6619170506
Monroe Carleton Christopher Jarvis (734) 430-0863
Montcalm Vestaburg Henry Hawver 989-807-0083
Muskegon Montague Clarence Rudat 231-740-5625
Muskegon North Muskegon Kim Wood 2316703969
NEWAYGO Howard City Ted Nelson 16167992855
Oakland Auburn Hills Jason Reed 5732020890
Oakland Bloomfield Hills Kerry Wysocki (248) 931-9234
Oakland Brighton Lori Washburn 248-574-3199
Oakland Farmington Hills Keith Lazar (248) 361-1710
Oakland Fenton Donna Boshell 810-240-4856
Oakland Holly James Jones 248 807 0529
Oakland Huntington Woods Rick Dimanin (248) 895-3115
Oakland Leonard Deb Schimmel (248) 630-5021
Oakland ORTONVILLE David Mayo 2487521162
Oakland Oxford Jill Sackman, DVM 5136331307
Oakland Pontiac Michelle Thomas 2483187716
Oakland Rochester Hills Dawn Gialanella 2488840945
Oakland Rochester Hills Michael Johnson 2489778867
Oakland Rochester Hills Dusty Simpson 15862120834
Oakland Royal Oak Laurie Peyok 2483101368
Oakland Southfield roy dudas 2487608673
Oakland Southfield Michael Lemons 248 455 9153
Oceana Hart Daniel Shaw 2312065799
Oceana Hart Jacob Shaw 6162015942
Ogemaw Rose City Roger Lee 2393020670
Ogemaw West Branch Meaghan Lemon 2489215392
Ottawa Grand haven Matthew Pohl 616 638 2266
Ottawa Holland Rick Arnold 6164609338
Ottawa Holland Don Lam 6163352707
Ottawa Holland Brian Waterway (616) 403-9542
Saginaw SAGINAW Edward Chlystek 19897980254
Saginaw Township Saginaw Dennis Boysen 9892394252
Shiawassee Elsie David Williams 989.307.8044
Shiawassee LAINGSBURG Beth Lange 5172907249
Shiawassee LAINGSBURG PAUL LANGE 5172900106
Shiawassee laingsburg Gale Moore (517) 896-1488
Shiawassee Laingsburg Chelsee Schram 3136131913
Shiawassee Owosso Jeff McIntyre 9892773510
Shiawassee Owosso Brandy Munsell 9897212317
St clair Harsens Island Mary Shank 4157605726
St. Clair Casco Shannon Herbert (586) 453-1998
St. Clair Columbus Karen Distelrath 8103296722
St.Clair St.Clair Marvin Schmitz 5865881342
St.Joseph White Pigeon Eric Anderson 5743203900
St.Joseph White Pigeon Angi Tuveson 5748558390
Usa Rives Junction Jennifer Krumm 5172600600
Van Buren Paw Paw Jae Hauck 2695328915
Van Buren Watervliet Ralf Kleinschmidt (303) 834-5933
Washrenaw Ann Arbor Richard Dyer 7346491654
Washtenaw Ann Arbor Sandra Lada 2487055098
Washtenaw Ann Arbor Kat . Loftis 7863251828
Washtenaw Ann Arbor scott nichols 5174491549
Washtenaw Dexter Rebecca Green 314-304-2038
Washtenaw Milan Thomas Draves 7342392571
Wayne Canton Daniel Swierczynski 2147667442
Wayne Detroit Timothy Paule 2488088467
Wayne GROSSE ILE Stephanie KEARNEY 7347552420
Wayne Grosse Pointe William Costello 3135304960
Wayne Grosse Pointe City Susan L Dugan 5866123408
Wayne Grosse Pointe Park Kate Fettig 3128601044
Wayne Livonia Randy List (734) 751-1003
Wayne Romulus James Lee 7343778720
Wayne Westland Mark Burbo 7342526061
Wexford CADILLAC Amanda siggins 2314290314
Wexford Cadillac Matt Siggins 2318782187

MBA members can add or remove themselves from the list by selecting or unselecting Swarm List under Member Participation in their member profile.  You can update/correct your information in the list by updating you MBA member profile.  To be included, you must have a contact phone number in your profile and your county is required for sorting.   NOTE:  We are currently working on an issue of some member data being shifted such that County is listed as Michigan, and State as USA.   Please take a minute to be sure that you are not affected, and update county and state if you are.   Although not required, including your city will help those needing to look across county lines find who is closest to them.   It may take a few weeks for your changes to appear on the website.  If you need help making changes to your profile or your information does not appear on the list within 3-4 weeks of making your changes, please contact or

* Disclaimer:   The individuals identified on this list are Michigan Beekeepers Association (MBA) members who have indicated that they are able to remove honey bee swarms. The MBA, its Board of Directors and its membership has not investigated, or evaluated the credentials, and/or personal aspect or profile of these listed individuals and is publishing this list of their names and contact information as a public service only. By including individuals on this list, MBA, its Board of Directors and its membership is not endorsing the individual or individuals identified on this list. Your selection of an individual or individuals on this list is entirely your own responsibility and the MBA does not in any way guarantee or warranty their ability to remove honey bee swarms. Although it is not customary to pay for removal of honey bee swarms, should you select an individual or individuals on this list, it is your responsibility to define the terms and conditions for removal of the honey bee swarm with the selected individual or individuals.

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