Nathan Rausch (me!)
Eastside Natural Bee Removal
(425) 306 5679
Honey bee rescue and non-poison wasp & hornet nest removals in SE Seattle and SE King County. (Renton, Kennydale, Newcastle, Issaquah, Skyway, Tukwila, and portions of Seattle, Kent, SeaTac, Burien, Covington, Maple Valley, Bellevue, & Sammamish)
Dan the Bee Man:
Dan provides the Seattle metro area with bee removal services
Jerry the Bee Guy:
Marvin Johnson owns the business, and is based near Green Lake in Seattle, but serves all of the metro area.
Locationed in Edmonds, and serves Seattle, Lynnwood, Shoreline, and many other cities of King and Snohomish counties
Seattle area apiary suppliers
Ballard Bee Co
The Beez Neez
Trees ‘N Bees
Bees in the ‘Burbs
Maple Valley, WA
On-line identification of Wasps & Hornets:
This is by far the best reference I’ve found for identifying the differences between all the different kinds of yellow jackets, wasps, and hornets out there.
Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the northeastern Nearctic region
An excellent 90 page book full of color photos illustrating what goes on inside a beehive:
Ed H. Clark, “Constructive Beekeeping”, Published 1918. This contains an excellent discussion about moisture in a hive.