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Africanized Honey Bees

All the information contained on this page is free to copy for distribution and/or for sharing without any restrictions except for a gain of profit. In addition, the information may be altered to fit the training needs of any government agency.

At the bottom of this page we have several useful items that you can download to help educate yourself and others about the Africanized Honey Bee.

Africanized Honey Bees were found in
Albany, Georgia on October 21, 2010.

African Honey Bee Counties in Georgia
Ferial Africanized honey bees have been found in the highlighted counties.
Map updated August 2011

 

The Georgia Beekeepers Association, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the University of Georgia have assembled the information at the bottom of this page so you can learn more about the AHB. You can also visit our AHB FAQ's page.

There is an Africanized Honey Bee Advisory Committee that tours the state, providing information to the general public, beekeepers and members of the public safety community. In order to request a visit to your community please contact.

 

Keith Delaplane, PhD

Professor
Department of Entomology
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602 USA
tel (706) 542-2816
fax (706) 542-3872
www.ent.uga.edu/bees 


Model SOP for fire departments
Model Fire Department Response, (word doc)

PowerPoint presentation to use in conjunction with above SOP's
Africanized Honey Bee Stinging Incidents, (PowerPoint ppt)

AHB information pamphlet
Africanized Honey Bees, (pdf)

Additional facts about AHB's
Africanized Honey Bees Facts, (pdf)

A guide about Children and AHB's
Children's Guide to Africanized Honey Bees, (pdf)

Live stock and pets around AHB's
Live Stock & Pets, (pdf)

Frequently asked questions about AHB'S
FAQ's Page

All the information contained on this page is free to copy for distribution and/or for sharing without any restrictions except for a gain of profit. In addition, the information may be altered to fit the training needs of any government agency.

If you have additional questions please contact:
Bill Owens
webmaster@gabeekeeping.com

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