John Swan is the owner of Wicked Bee Apiary where he manages an average 40 honeybee hives, provides training and consultations for other beekeepers, and hive management services for land owners. From the hives at the Apiary, John produces his unique line of Wicked Bee Honey products. He is also the owner of Wicked Bee Removal Service which was created to help save honeybees from unnecessary extermination by providing live removal and relocation services when bees setup a colony in an undesirable location. Each year this service saves an average of 142 feral honeybee colonies from extermination!
John is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Texas Beekeeper’s Association for 2019, as well as serving his 3rd consecutive term as the President of the Travis County Beekeeper’s Association. John is also member of the Texas Master Beekeeper’s program, and a board member for the Austin Area Garden Clubs at Zilker Botanical Gardens. When he isn’t playing with his bees, or rescuing other bees, John is talking about bees and helping educate people about their importance.