The yellow jacket wasp becomes aggressive in the fall, vying for a dwindling food supply, but what happens when winter comes? The rest of the colony dies off, and the queen burrows into the ground to survive until spring, when she can emerge and create a … [Read more...] about Facts About Future Queen Yellow Jackets
Fall's cooler weather brings many changes to animals of all types. Wasps and yellow jackets tend to be extremely active in autumn while other insects are slowing down and/or dying off, which leads to some confusion as to what wasps and yellow jackets do … [Read more...] about What Happens to Yellow Jackets and Wasps in the Fall?
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 annoyances do a lot of good. … [Read more...] about Are Yellow Jackets Good for Anything?
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. … [Read more...] about A Handy Guide to Stinging Insects
People 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 for. … [Read more...] about All About Baldfaced Hornets