Have a Honey Bee Swarm?
If you see a honey bee swarm or have found a colony on your property, first you need to make sure they are actually honey bees. You may have yellow jacket wasps instead.
Below are beekeepers in Chicago who will remove honey bee swarms.
Jeff Leider will remove swarms from Chicago/North Shore, Cook County, Lake County, Dupage County. 773-481-5881 email@example.com
Beekeepers from North Park Village Nature Center will take swarms on the North Side of Chicago. firstname.lastname@example.org 312-744-5472
Andrea Bolks email@example.com 952-215-4699
Greg Lane does swarm removal and colony removal from structures, primarily from the South Side of the city and the southern suburbs. Contact: online(at)walkerwood (dot) net, or call 773 five62 eightynine20.
William Pilipauskas will catch swarms in Lake and McHenry Counties and will also remove bees from buildings. Wpilipauskas@gmail.com 847-373-9148
Mollie Edgar will remove swarms on the Northwest side of Chicago. 312-720-1860 firstname.lastname@example.org
David Martin will capture swaarms in Northwest Chicago and near Northwest suburbs 773-736-0738 email@example.com
If you find that you have a wasp nest, here is some good information about how to deal with it.