Mild summer weather means pleasant activities for most people, but for some it means fighting troublesome insects. Sucking and biting insects, such as mosquitoes and gnats, are an integral part of summer activities for most Alaskans. However, the presence of stinging insects – bees, wasps and hornets – can cause serious problems that demand speedy solutions.
Learn all about stinging insects!
- Where do stinging insects build their nests?
- Did you know that wild bees, wasps, and hornets are more aggressive than honeybees?
- What should I do if I get stung?
- If I need to destroy a nest, what are the basic rules to follow?
Stinging insects are nothing to mess around with, as some people have severe allergic reactions. Knowing how to arm yourself against stinging insects and proper reaction techniques, could save your life!