Wasps

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Warm Weather Draws Wasps Out Of Their Nests

When out picnicking on a nice day, wasps aren’t typically welcome. “I just run,” Kelley Hart, from Waconia, said. But it seems like all of a sudden they’re everywhere. “When you’re outside picnicking, eating, grilling that type of stuff, that is when they come out quite a bit more,” Hart said.

05/23/2014

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Researchers: Emerald Ash Borer Killing Wasp Is ‘Extremely Cold Tolerant’

At the University of Minnesota they’re studying small wasps to see if they’ll survive a Minnesota winter.

11/27/2012

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Wasp Boom Puts Homeowners On Edge

Wasps can put fear in both kids and adults, with a sting that most try hard to avoid. But avoiding wasps is a tough task this summer due to a boom in their numbers.

08/20/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Bees, Birth Marks & Mayonnaise

Carrie Rocha from Minneapolis sent me a question from her kids using Twitter: What’s the difference between bees and wasps?

07/27/2012

Emerald Ash Borer

Small Insect Helps Giant Ash Trees

It’s the size of gnat but it will help some giant ash trees. On Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture released a tiny, stingless wasp that could help save millions of trees in the Twin Cities.

06/08/2011

Emerald Ash Borer

State Releases Wasps To Control Emerald Ash Borer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will soon release swarms of tiny wasps in five Twin Cities locations as part of an effort to slow the spread of the destructive emerald ash borer.

06/02/2011

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