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Are Yellow Jackets Good for Anything?

Beth Rimmels | Posted on September 5, 2019

Yellow jacket resting on a plant.Considering how painful yellow jacket stings are, and how often they disrupt cookouts, it’s easy to hate them and wonder if yellow jackets are good for anything. It turns out these yellow-and-black…

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A Handy Guide to Stinging Insects

Beth Rimmels | Posted on July 18, 2019

Stinging insects
Bees, wasps, hornets – you want to know the difference to avoid getting stung. This handy guide to stinging insects can help you figure out which buzz is which.

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All About Baldfaced Hornets

Beth Rimmels | Posted on July 4, 2019

Baldfaced hornet nestPeople frequently lump all stinging insects into the same category but Baldfaced Hornets present certain dangers. Warm summer weather is when they’re active so it’s important to be careful and know what to watch out…

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How to Handle Yellow Jackets

Ed Robinson | Posted on September 6, 2018

Closeup on a wasp's head.

Have you ever had a cookout or picnic and ended up running away from swarming, flying pests? It happens to all of us and sometimes an escape may be unsuccessful and people get stung. More often than not,…

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Getting Control of Bees and Wasps

Ed Robinson | Posted on August 16, 2018

Swarm of bees on a wooden landing.

When we think of bees and wasps, many of us are instantly repelled. We remember the first time we were stung by one of these flying insects. But bees and wasps are important to the entire…

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Carpenter Bees

arrowadmin | Posted on October 11, 2016

Carpenter BeeThe Eastern Carpenter Bees over-winter as adults usually inside nest galleries.  In the early spring, depending on weather, adult males and females emerge and mate.  The male is very territorial when looking for a mate.  Even though the male…

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WOOD You, Could You, Let Me BEE?

AWST | Posted on July 4, 2016

Everything You Should Know About the Eastern Carpenter Bee

carpenter-bee

Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees frequently seen in spring hovering around the eaves of a house or the underside of a deck or porch rail. They are most often…

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Signs of Symptoms of a Spider Bite

AWST | Posted on April 7, 2016

Closeup of a spider from the front.

While the idea of getting bit by a spider might terrify you, most spider bites are less painful than bee stings. Still, you should have a pest control company…

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A Look at Different Bees

AWST | Posted on October 24, 2015

detail-of-a-honeybeeThere are tens of thousands of species of bees in the world, and some are much more dangerous than others. You can sort many of these bees into a few broader categories for easier identification: carpenter bees, honeybees, and…

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Get the Facts on Wasps

AWST | Posted on September 16, 2015

wasp-insect-eating-pollenWasps and bees in Long Island are essential to our ecosystem. Not only do they help control smaller pests, but they clear away dead insects and help the spread of pollen. With that said, bites…

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