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August 21, 2019 • Seasonal Bug Bulletin • Helpful Hints

How to tell a carpenter bee from a bumblebee

They're big, fuzzy, buzzy... and a little bit clumsy. One's an important pollinator, while the other does costly damage that outweighs any pollination benefits. Here are some key differences between carpenter bees and bumblebees.

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August 19, 2019 • Helpful Hints • Product Points

Yellow Jackets and Tasty Green Fruit

How RESCUE!® Yellowjacket Traps ensure safety for honeybees and plenty of tasty avocados at an organic farm in Southern California.

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August 17, 2019 • Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Save the Bees. Use our Traps!

On this National Honeybee Day, it's important to note that RESCUE!® Yellowjacket Traps help keep honeybees safe from aggressive yellowjackets.

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August 14, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

What to do if you're stung by a yellowjacket

Sometimes, despite all precautions, yellowjackets will sting people unprovoked. It's important to know what to do if you or someone else is stung.

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August 12, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints

Getting stung for science

Imagine being so committed to the cause that you volunteer to be stung by various insects, just to record the data and share what it feels like.

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August 7, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Bald-faced bully

Want to know the bald-faced truth about these large and frightening insects? Here are 10 of the most common questions about bald-faced hornets (Dolichovespula maculata).

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August 5, 2019 • Indoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Market Value

Whether it's from a farmers' market or the supermarket, it's a good idea to think about controlling fruit flies whenever you're planning to bring produce into your home.

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July 31, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Yellowjackets: DOs and DON'Ts

Yellowjackets are aggressive, especially in late summer. Know what do to -- and what not to do -- around yellowjackets, with our list of DOs and DON'Ts.

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July 29, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Product Points

One day's catch in the Disposable Yellowjacket Trap

546. That's the number of yellowjackets caught in a single day by Shawn Woods, whose YouTube channel "Mousetrap Monday" has over 1.1 million subscribers. Shawn had located an underground yellowjacket nest and decided to test out our trap.

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