This is the new home of responders to the Los Angeles Bee Rescue Hotline
This board is only for posting and responding to Bee Hotline calls.
Want to discuss anything pertaining to Backwards Beekeeping? Head over to the Los Angeles Backwards Beekeepers Yahoo group
The Bee Rescue Hotline is a service of the Backwards Beekeepers
, a group of organic, treatment-free beekeepers in Los Angeles, with branches now forming in other cities.
Learn more at BackwardsBeekeepers.com
If you're interested in joining the LA Bee Rescue group, you must include with your request:
• Your actual name
• References to mentor beekeepers in our group who you've worked with in the past
If you haven't yet worked with one of our mentors, you need to introduce yourself at one of our monthly meetings, which are held the last Sunday of every month in Atwater Village. For specific information, go to BackwardsBeekeepers.com
and click on "next meeting" in the top menu.
Please understand that as a member of this group you'll be representing the Backwards Beekeepers to the public. Bee rescues can be complicated, challenging, and occasionally dangerous. In order to admit you to the group, you'll need to demonstrate:
• Ability to work with bees calmly and with expertise.
• Understanding of our goals as bee educators.
• A calm and friendly demeanor when dealing with the public, especially in situations where people are unfamiliar with and/or terrified of bees.