Contact

We are happy to provide our contact information as well as the contact to other individuals (or institutions) who can help answer your honey bee, beekeeping, pollinator, and other related questions.

HBREL Staff

Dr. Jamie Ellis
Associate Professor of Entomology
Honey Bee Research & Extension Lab (HBREL)
University of Florida Entomology & Nematology Department
PO Box 110620
Bldg. 970 Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL  32611

Phone: 352-273-3924
E-mail: jdellis@ufl.edu

Lab Staff
Honey Bee Research & Extension Lab (HBREL)
University of Florida Entomology & Nematology Department
PO Box 110620
Bldg. 970 Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL  32611

Phone: 352-273-3932
E-mail: honeybee@ifas.ufl.edu

Florida Dept. of Apiary Inspection

David Westervelt
Assistant Chief, Bureau of Plant & Apiary Inspection
Division of Plant Industry - Apiary Inspection Section
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
PO Box 147100
Gainesville, FL  32614-7100

Phone: (352) 395-4636
E-mail: david.westervelt@freshfromflorida.com

Find your Apiary Inspector

Click here to find your local Apiary Inspector and their contact information. Your apiary inpector can register your hives, provide yearly inspections and helpto provide local information.

Find your County Extension Agent

UF/IFAS has Extension offices in each of Florida's counties. There are experts on horticulture, agriculture, pests, 4-H, livestock, bees and more! Click here to find your local county Extension Agent, they are truley a valuable resource for every individual in the state.