Swarm Removals

The following beekeepers are available to remove swarms anywhere in the city or suburbs.  They are listed with their contact information as well as area and neighborhood of residence. 


Sarah Plonski
(919) 699-4046
Based in: East Falls, Philadelphia and Media, Delco
I am willing to travel anywhere in the region.

Daniel Duffy
Woodlands Community Apiary
(814) 777-3710
Based in: Cedar Park, West Philadelphia
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Adam Schreiber
(215) 275-9705
Based in: North/Francisville
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Chad Carnahan
(215) 704-2063
Based in: South/Italian Market
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Norman Matlock
(215) 694-6952
Based in: Northwest
Will catch swarms in: Lincoln Drive, Kelly Drive, Fairmount Park (Strawberry Mansion, Smith Playground area), Germantown, Mt.Airy, Chestnut Hill, West Oak Lane, Erdenheim, Wyndmoor, Glenside, Flourtown

Jeff Eckel
We Bee Brothers
(215) 350-7846
Based in: Northwest/Germantown
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Joel Eckel
We Bee Brothers
(215) 298-2365
Based in: Northwest/Germantown
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Trey Flemming
Two Gander Farm
(610) 987-0055 Office
(610) 812-2582 Cell
Based in: East Falls
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Don Shump
Philadelphia Bee Co.
(267) 307-8405
Based in: Queens Village
Will catch swarms: All over the region

Matt Shoemaker
(215) 554-4905
Based in: Center City
Will catch swarms: Center City, West Philly, near Temple campus


Outside of Philadelphia County

Montgomery County
Mark Antunes
Upper and Central - Bucks and Montgomery Counties
(484) 955-0768 cell
(215) 257-7121 home

David Baues
Royersford, Spring City, Phoenixville
(484) 868-3707 cell
(610) 948-0380 home

Jim Bobb
Berks, Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery Counties
(610) 584-6778
swarms, bee removals from within buildings, and stinging insects—seven days/week

Jesse Howe
Montgomery County
(215) 565-6422
swarms and stinging insects

William Jasulaitis
Blue Bell, PA
(610) 275-1106

Josef Koller
Northeast Philadelphia, Lower Bucks and Montgomery Counties
(215) 379-0117

Robin Kugler
Montgomery and Berks Counties
(484) 955-9240
swarms and stinging insects

Bruce Metz
Upper Bucks, Upper Montgomery Counties
(215) 679-0206

Nancy Schnarr
Within 15 miles of Huntington Valley
(267) 625-5908

Carmen Veneziale
Collegeville, Norristown, Lower Providence
(610) 724-0226 cell
(610) 489-8487 home

Robert Arcidiacono
Bucks and Montgomery County
(609) 970-5968

For swarms in Chester County, download this Chester County Swarm List 2012.