19 Dec 2016

Community Wiping Out Wasps

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 19 December 2016

A community-ed wasp control project was launched today, aimed at significantly reducing German and common wasp populations in the Nelson-Tasman region this summer. The Nelson mail has worked with wasp experts to identify the problem and work out what can be done. Victoria University insect ecologist Professor Phil Lester explains.

A German wasp on a thistle flower

A German wasp on a thistle flower Photo: 123RF