BBA MEETING November 14, 2019 BEE THERE OR BEE SQUARE

HONEYBEE RESCUE

PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGE

BROWARD BEEKEEPERS DOES NOT PROVIDE BEE RESCUE SERVICES


BROWARD BEEKEEPERS DOES NOT RECOMMEND RESCUE INDIVIDUALS OR COMPANIES 


 We strongly discourage our members who do not have the proper insurance and registration from attempting any live bee removals. 


It is your decision to use professional honeybee  rescue services or extermination services. 

 The Broward Bee Association encourages saving bees using professional rescue specialists and  putting quality re-queened feral honeybees back into agricultural production. 


 Please understand that these are bee rescue specialist.  If they are  properly registered, insured, have competent experience, tools and equipment,  these are professionals that will charge a fee.  This is  no different than any other contractor providing services.  


Picking your specialist/professional can be measured by a number of factors. 


  • Are you working with an individual or company
  • Are they register with the FL Department of Agriculture 
  • Are they on the State of Florida Rescue List
  • What is the contractors  background, training and experience 
  • Do they have General Liability Insurance 
  • Do they have Workers Compensation Insurance


If you have uninsured contractors and  workers on your property.  You may be liable for damage they do to your property and responsible if they are injured.


Please use due care  related to you and your property 



State of Florida Link https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/71121/1641154/Bee_Removal_Eradication_List_2017.xls

 State of Florida Link:

https://www.freshfromflorida.com/Consumer-Resources/Consumer-Rights-and-Responsibilities/Pest-Control/Bee-Removal-or-Eradication-in-Florida 

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