15 Aug 2016

Tackling the wasp problem

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:28 pm on 15 August 2016

Wasp Photo: supplied

They have a toxic sting that can kill a person and they're the most serious threat to our environment. In the native beech forests the drone of the wasps is so loud, you cannot hear the birds.

Victoria University Insect ecologist, Phil Lester is at the forefront of tackling the wasp problem. He says say that could involve making some tough decisions.