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When Should You Worry About That Wasp Near Your Home

Within the Pacific Northwest, there are three main wasps that people come into contact with. They are the yellowjackets, the paper wasp, and the bald-faced hornets. All of these are social wasps who live in colonies and build new nests every wasp season. Wasps are an essential part of the ecosystem because they feed their…

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Tips To Keep Wasps Away From Your Event Or Home

As much as we may find wasps to be a nuisance they are actually quite beneficial to our ecosystem. Wasps feed their young other insects which makes them great at keeping the insect population down. They also help to pollinate, just not to the same extent that bees are known to do. However, most people…

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What Happens To Wasps And Hornets In The Winter

Wasps and hornets can be a real nuisance. Come spring they seem to be everywhere. Especially while you’re out enjoying a picnic! A wasp nest can hold up to 10,000 wasps by the peak of the summer season whereas a hornets nest typically has anywhere from 100-700 hornets; much of which are workers. Though these…

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