Sometimes mistaken for bees, yellow jackets are predatory wasps that can become aggressive when their nests are disturbed. Here’s how to make your yard a no-fly zone, so you can take the sting out of summer fun.
Now that temperatures have dropped and we’re seeing 40’s – 50’s across the board this week, it’s time to finally release this year’s top five fall and winter pests in the mid-Atlantic states!
Experts say a number of reasons may have contributed to the apparent increase in hornet activity, including the region’s recent hot, dry weather, land development and hornet sensitivity to the smell of people.
In Eden Utah, Vic Bachman witnessed the largest beehive he had ever seen in his beekeeping career. With 12 feet in length, Vic Bachman removed a colossal beehive in the eaves of a cabin in Ogden Valley.
Stinging insects such as yellow jackets, hornets, wasps and bees are common summertime pests and their stings can be more than just a painful nuisance. One way to protect yourself and your family from stinging insects this summer is to ensure your property is free from hives and nests.