Before we begin – if you’re in the Edmonton area and there IS a swarm of bees outside your window, call (780) two-three five – zero-two-two-three or visit Report A Swarm Or Honeybee Colony.
If you’re in Edmonton and interested in catching swarms, there are a few ways to stay in the loop. I typically receive 30 to 40 local swarm calls per season and can’t catch that many. The first place I’ll post information about local swarm calls in the Hive Mind Group on BeeComm. If nobody in Hive Mind is available to catch them, I’ll send it to my swarm catching list: