Have bees on your property? Need information on bee removal? See our "Bee Removal" Section.
- 2015 Bee College: March 6-7 th at the Whitney Marine Laboratory in St. Augustine, FL. Several seminars will be offered including basic bee biology, Africanized bees, live bee removal and more.
Articles & Edis Documents
- What to do about Africanized honey bees in Florida: A Consumer Guide
- Differences between European and African honey bees
- Bee-Proofing for Florida Residents
- Frequently Asked Questions about the AHB in Florida
- Protect Your Horses and Your Home
- Choosing the Right PCO for Honey Bee Removal: A Consumer Guide
- AHB Fact Sheet [100KB pdf]
- FAQ's from Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
- African Honey Bee Brochure [1 MB]
- Bee-Proofing for Florida Residents [3.48MB ppt]
- Living with Africanized Bees [10.8MB ppt]
- Script for "Living with Africanized Bees" [38KB pdf]
- How to Beeproof My Home,
Dr. Jamie Ellis and St. Lucie County Extension Director Anita Neal discuss the current state of African honey bees in Florida, provide general honey bee information and precautions, and offer suggestions on how to bee-proof a property. Video courtesy of St. Lucie County Extension's SLC-TV
(to view this video, you may need Windows Media Player)
- Africanized Bees: Coping with the Challenge
This video from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services discusses honey bee biology, the difference between European honey bees and African honey bees, the effects of the African honey bee on the beekeeping and agriculture industries in Florida, what Florida residents can do to be informed, and many other topics! Video courtesy of Florida-Agriculture.com.
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