DATE POSTED: July 10, 2017
We could begin this article with a description of a yellow jacket, but there is little chance you don't know what a yellow jacket looks like--if you live in South Portland. Those aggressive little black and yellow wasps are a significant pest in Southern Maine. But, there are a few things you may not have heard about yellow jackets. Let's see if we can tell you something you don't know.
DATE POSTED: November 28, 2016
It is almost winter in New England. That means you don't have to worry about yellow jackets anymore, right? We really wish we could say yes to this, but the truth is, you can still get stung by yellow jackets even when it is cold outside. While it is true that most yellow jackets die in winter and only the queens survive, those worker wasps may not be dead yet. There are two things you should be…
DATE POSTED: July 27, 2016
Maine is called vacationland for a reason. It is beautiful in Maine during the summer; and, if you are a Mainer, there is a good chance you're going to take full advantage of those warm summer days. Whether you go out somewhere in the Maine woods or just hang out in your backyard, yellow jackets can be an issue. Here are 5 things you should know about yellow jackets if you live in South Portland.