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Yellow Jackets Are Gone, Right?

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…

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Why Are Yellow Jackets So Angry All The Time?

DATE POSTED: August 5, 2016

Have you ever been minding your own business in your own backyard, only to be attacked mercilessly by a vicious yellow and black striped flying insect? If you have, then you are not likely to soon forget it because it hurts. A lot. And, it won't stop there.

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5 Things You Should Know About Yellow Jackets In South Portland

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.

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Yellow Jackets & Bees In The Fall

DATE POSTED: October 15, 2014

Yellow Jackets and Bees come out of hibernation at the end of spring, and slowly build their hives and nests through the summer months. When fall arrives, their populations have usually maxed out, and food resources in the area are diminished, which means there are more stinging insects flying around your house. This is also the time when new queens search for a place to overwinter. So, it is…

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Do Yellow Jackets Lose Their Stingers?

DATE POSTED: August 30, 2014

Though yellow jackets resemble honey bees, without the tan fur, that is where the resemblance ends. They don't carry pollen, and they don't have the flattened hairy hind legs to carry it. They also don't lose their stinger when they sting you. An adult yellow jacket can sting several times--and is happy to do just that.

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