The following list contains members of Three Rivers Beekeepers willing to capture and remove swarms.

NOTE: Those volunteering to assist the general public in the capture of honey bee swarms are responsible for all activities related to any capture and collection, including any communications with the general public that may be involved. Three Rivers Beekeepers (TRB) assumes no responsibility related to the capture and collection activity. Each person appearing on this list agrees to relieve, hold harmless and indemnify TRB, its owners, officers and members for any actions or activities related to swarm collection and honey bee extraction, including but not limited to information used, liabilities, or resultant damages, injuries or bodily harm that might occur.

To be added to the TRB Swarm Volunteer List, you must be an active member of Three Rivers Beekeepers – which is defined as having attended a combination of three or more meetings or club events within the previous 12 months, or paying a membership fee of $20 (good for 12 months). Active members will be added to the list upon completion of the attached form and approval by the webmaster. Click here to complete the form.

Three Rivers Beekeepers Swarm Volunteer List

Dwain Jansen
Phone: 314-910-1251
Residence: St. Charles, MO  Coverage Area: St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, Lincoln, and Franklin Counties
Structural Extractions/Cutouts:
Yes  Bee Tree Extractions/Cutouts: Yes


Jim Guffey
Residence:  St. Charles, MO  Coverage Area: I would love to rescue any swarms that might decide to visit you! I promise them a good home. No charge. Also willing to remove them from trees and perhaps other excavations. Not a business, just a guy who enjoys being a BeeK (Bee Keeper).
Structural Extractions/Cutouts:
No  Bee Tree Extractions/Cutouts: No


John Blazek – Show-Me-Honey
Phone:  (636) 947-3401
Residence: Saint Charles, Missouri
Structural Extractions/Cutouts:  NO
Bee Tree Extractions/Cutouts:  NO
Describe your area of coverage:  Saint Charles County & Northwest St Louis County