Category Archives: Stinging

Yellow jacket flies above wood

Are Yellow Jackets Bees? 10 Yellow Jacket Facts

Stinging pests are Long Island’s Pest of the Month! Stinging pests can include digger wasps, bees, cicada killers, wasps, hornets, mosquitoes and yellow jackets.   Yellow jackets are seen on Long Island as soon as the temperature heats up. Sometimes, yellow jackets are confused with bees. They  are actually wasps.

carpenter bee

10 Fun Facts About Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are just beginning to be spotted around Long Island. Many homeowners see these bees in their eaves every year and believe that their tunnels are not very big. Unfortunately, carpenter bees can create tunnels up to 10 feet long.

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