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Dirt mounds indicate a ground nesting bee or wasp is present. Photo credit: Anne Yasalonis, UF/IFAS Extension

Bees and Wasps: What to know and when to be concerned


November 4, 2020

There has been a lot of publicity surrounding the Asian giant hornet in the United States, but as of today, the hornets (Vespa mandarinia) have only been found in Washington state. Of course, insects can be transported across state lines ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: "murder Hornet", Anne Yasalonis, Asian Giant Hornet, Ayasalonis, Bees, Central Florida, Cicada Killer Wasp, Commonly Confused, Dirt Mounds, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Wasps, Wildlife, Yellowjacket

Dirt Daubers Nests Are Built For Young To Snack


June 24, 2016

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Snack foods are a typical American part of the summer break from school and a vacation staple. There are so many from which to choose, each with its own unique flavor and texture. In recent ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Bug Identification, Environment, Insects, Les Harrison, Local, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Spiders, The Wakulla News, Wakulla County Extension, Wasps

Gall Wasps


March 18, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Mothers want what is best for their offspring. Surprisingly, one of the greatest mothers of all may be the tiny wasp, Callirhytis. Often mistaken as a fly, the gall wasp provides ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Bugs, Environment, Extension, Florida, Gall Wasp, Garden, General Information, Growing, Insect, Knots, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Oak, Species, Trees, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wasps

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