Honey Bee Swarm on a Boat It’s honey bee swarm season here in Massachusetts! Every year Beverly Bees rescues wayward bee swarms and relocates them to one of our honey bee yards where they can be cared for by a beekeeper. If you are in eastern, MA and have a […]
Riley’s First Bee Swarm Capture
Riley’s First Bee Swarm Capture Local bees have started to swarm and we received our first honey bee swarm call of the season a few days ago. It was a nicely formed cluster of bees, low to the ground and a perfect opportunity to teach my seven-year old how to […]
What is Treatment Free Beekeeping?
What is Treatment Free Beekeeping? You may have heard the term “Treatment Free Beekeeping” or “Treatment Free Beekeeper.” You also many have heard a beekeeper or two get riled up in great support or vehemently against this type of beekeeping. This term draws great criticism and emotion from many beekeepers. […]
Help Wanted ~ Beekeeping Assistant Needed!
Beekeeping Assistant Needed! We are looking for a Beekeeping Assistant to help organize and run the Beverly Bees beekeeping business. This is a part-time job, approximately 8 hours a week to start, adding more hours later on for the right person. Assistance is needed with the setup, take down and […]
Opt Out Of Mosquito Spraying in MA
Opt Out of Mosquito Spraying Before March 1st Now is the time to exempt your property from Mosquito Spraying done by the state of Massachusetts for the current year. If you have bees, organic gardens or just don’t want your yard sprayed with pesticide, fill out the form below and […]
Inspecting Commercial Bees on Cranberries
Inspecting Commercial Bees on Cranberries I can make the big announcement because now it’s official! I have been hired by the state of Massachusetts to be the Bee Inspector for Essex County. This job will be fascinating as I get to see honey bees in all types of situations, […]