Looking for Honey Bee Removal or Extraction?

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help remove bees from my property?

CBA does not offer bee removal. If you believe you're dealing with honey bees, and would like help having them extracted from your property, please click on this link and search the list for a registered beekeeper near you.

Am I dealing with honey bees or wasps?

We frequently receive calls from people saying they are having trouble with honeybee hives, when what they really have are yellow jacket or hornet nests. CLICK HERE to learn the difference between honey bees, wasps/hornets and bumble bees.

Can you deal with my bee swarm?

CBA gets many calls, especially during early Spring from folks wanting help with swarms. Learn more about swarms and common bee problems HERE.

I'm a member, but I'm not receiving emails from you. How can I fix this?

If you've signed up online as a member of CBA, you've been automatically added to our mailing list. If you're still not seeing our emails in your inbox, please check the following:

  • Make sure you've added ctbeekeepers@gmail.com to your safe senders by saving us as a contact within your system.
  • Search your Junk & Spam folders. We send to all members in bulk, and sometimes bulk emails may be rejected by your system, depending on your email provider's settings.
Still having problems? Please contact us using the form below, giving us your correct email address so we can check it against our system and make sure we're sending to the correct address.

Having trouble logging into our site? Try these solutions:

If you've paid for membership using our online portal, you'll be asked to create an online profile so you can sign in to access the membership areas of our site. To sign in, you'll need to use the same email address and password you created during signup. If you're having trouble logging in, please check the following:

  • Remove or disable browser extensions, including ad blockers
  • Make sure you aren't browsing in "Incognito" or "Safe" mode
  • Reset your password if you think you may have forgotten it
If the system isn't recognizing you, please reach out and let us know.

Still have questions? Reach out below.


Board Members

Steve Dinsmore


East Lyme, CT

Michael Campion


Prospect, CT

Bill Hesbach

Program Chair

Cheshire, CT

Jose Salinas

Vice President

Glastonbury, CT

Karen Parker


Old Lyme, CT

Bill Hesbach

Member at Large

Cheshire, CT

State Beekeeping Officials

Mark Creighton

State Apiary Inspector

123 Huntington Avenue
New Haven, CT 06504


Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III

State Entomologist

123 Huntington Avenue
New Haven, CT 06504


About Connecticut Beekeepers Association

Connecticut Beekeepers Association promotes and supports all beekeepers and their local organizations. Our goal is to provide a common forum for the beekeepers of Connecticut to come together to share information and ideas.

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