Huge Wasps Nest found in Home

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Huge Wasps Nest found in Home. A Basingstoke pest control expert was called to a house in Basingstoke when plumbers refused to fix a boiler. Shane Jones, 50, who owns Ridtek pest control, attended the call where he found dozens of queens inside a gigantic nest. The nest was easily…

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Wasp, Wasp, Go Away!

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Wasp, Wasp, Go Away! Tips keep flying visitors away from humans… It’s that time of year again when wispy wasps buzz around patios, porches, gardens, sheds or anywhere else they’re unwanted. It seems like they carry pocket meters that tell them exactly where to construct a nest in the most…

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Get to know your wasps

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Get to know your wasps: University of California entomologist addresses misconceptions. Rachael Long, a University of California Cooperative Extension entomologist and crop adviser, recently told me a story about three wasps that people frequently encounter around their homes and often have misconceptions about. Cooperative extension advisers get interesting questions from…

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Scientists: Why we should appreciate wasps

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Scientists: Why we should appreciate wasps. Scientists have put together a map of the UK’s wasp population, showing the distribution of key species. Data recorded by volunteers gives an insight into where wasps are living in the nation’s grasslands, woodlands and towns. The researchers say wasps are a much maligned…

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The Japanese tradition of raising and eating wasps

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The Japanese tradition of raising and eating wasps. Edible insects are often talked about as a possible “food of the future” – but what does insect-eating actually look like in the here and now? Guest producer Soleil Ho is the food critic for the San Francisco Chronicle and writer of…

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Pest controller died after going into anaphylactic shock when he was stung by a wasp

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Pest controller died after going into anaphylactic shock when he was stung by a wasp. A former soldier died after being stung by a wasp during a routine call-out in his new job as a pest controller, an inquest heard. Married Lee Darker, 48, had an anaphylactic shock and was…

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Meet the man who manages his anxiety by collecting wasp nests

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There is likely no insect more misunderstood or wrongfully despised than the wasp. If one buzzes by your barbecue, it’s often met with screams of “Kill it with fire!” or toxic clouds of pesticide. The truth is, most wasps are actually beneficial insects that pollinate flowers and hunt destructive bugs…

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‘Humongous’ wasps’ nest found in Newbury garage cupboard

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‘Humongous’ wasps’ nest found in Newbury garage cupboard. One thing you really do not want to discover when opening a cupboard in your garage is to find a nest full of 15,000 wasps. That is exactly what happened to a man in Newbury, Berkshire, who then had to call out…

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Pest expert Rod Yates urges action on European wasps

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Pest expert Rod Yates urges action on European wasps. Attracted by sweet foods and protein, wasps have become problematic around some al fresco dining areas and for Bunnings customers buying sausage sandwiches on weekends. … “The first thing that needs to be said is don’t underestimate the power of their…

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Wasp Nest Muster Coming to Nelson

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They say the only good wasp is a dead one. John Eason would rather take them alive. The Golden Bay pest eradication expert has made a career out of wasp control. Read More: https://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/wasp-wipeout/102134615/wasp-nest-muster-coming-to-nelson

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