Some members of RIBA are available to help anyone else in catching and hiving honeybee swarms. To be on this list you MUST be a member in good standing, and also have kept bees, for at least two years. We also suggest you have some experience catching swarms. If you’d like to be added to the list, please send your preferred contact information to RIBA at
- THE ADDRESS FOR RIBA HAS CHANGED. PLEASE NOTE IN ANY CORRESPONDENCE
RI Beekeepers Association, PO Box 1055, Bristol, RI 02809
The members whose names are on this list have asked to be included on it. This list is maintained by RIBA as a service to the community including local police and fire departments, pest management companies, and to help non-members become familiar and comfortable with bees and beekeeping. We don’t recommend or endorse any particular person for any particular job or for the swarm rescue in general.Swarm rescue is entirely at the risk of the parties involved. By engaging anyone from this list, or by requesting that you be included on this list, you are agreeing to indemnify the Association for any claims that might arise from anything you might do in connection with a swarm rescue.
|Burrilliville||Betty Mencucci||401-568-8449 or 401-500-0433|
|North Providence||Ed Lafferty||401-261-9641|
|North Providence||Melinda Coletta||401-749-3312|
|North Smithfield||John Moore||401-766-3666 or 401-641-4656|
|Providence, East Providence||Lily Bogosianemail@example.com|
|South Kingstown||Bob Weinreich||401-741-4112 or 401-789-3761|
|South Kingstown||Roxann Kasper||401-935-7948|
|Warwick||Roger Robitaille *||401-378-3578|
|West Greenwich||Mike Nolin||401-837-6440 or 401-397-4595|
|Woonsocket||John Nelson *||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Woonsocket||Normand Péloquin||401-765-8424 or 401-374-1608|
with * (asterisk) after their names have indicated a willingness to undertake that kind of work.