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Canberrans urged to report European wasp sightings as hibernation draws to an end

As the weather warms up, European wasp queens are starting to come out of hibernation as the aggressive stinging insects start to establish new nests for the summer months.

November 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Canberrans urged to report European wasp sightings as hibernation draws to an end

‘Super nests’ of European wasps feared in Canberra this season

'Super nests' of European wasps feared in Canberra this season January 16, 2018 Lachlan Roberts Authorities are warning that "super nests" of up to 10,000 European wasps each could emerge in Canberra this season, with a big jump [...]

January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on ‘Super nests’ of European wasps feared in Canberra this season

Be alert and alarmed: the European wasp hotspots in Canberra

Be alert and alarmed: the European wasp hotspots in Canberra November 11, 2017 Ian Bushnell As the weather warms up, so are the European wasp (eWasp) hotspots, with the aggressive stinging insects stirring from their winter slumber to [...]

November 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Be alert and alarmed: the European wasp hotspots in Canberra

Autumn ‘dangerous season’ for European Wasp attacks, expert says

Autumn 'dangerous season' for European Wasp attacks, expert says March 8, 2017 Adrienne Francis PHOTO: The ACT Government's wasp hotline has been running hot. (ABC Rural: Clint Jasper) Last year’s wet winter weather conditions prompted significant number [...]

March 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Autumn ‘dangerous season’ for European Wasp attacks, expert says

Canberrans urged to keep an eye out for European wasp nests

Canberrans urged to keep an eye out for European wasp nests March 9, 2016 Canberra Times European wasps are the perfect soldiers. They're adaptable, indefatigable and intelligent. They will find and infiltrate any weak spot, they can sting you [...]

February 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Canberrans urged to keep an eye out for European wasp nests

Beware sting in the tail as thousands of European wasps tipped to swarm capital

Beware sting in the tail as thousands of European wasps tipped to swarm capital October 22, 2015 Clare Sibthorpe Canberra gardener Mike Bayly describes being stung more than 10 times by queen European wasps as "like having a [...]

October 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Beware sting in the tail as thousands of European wasps tipped to swarm capital

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