About the Class

Asian giant hornet, an invasive species native to Asia, is the largest hornet in the world. In December 2019 the first Asian giant hornet was confirmed in Blaine WA. In October 2020 the first nest was eradicated near Blaine WA. Asian giant hornets pose a serious threat to honey bee populations, human health, and sustainable agriculture in Washington. This session will cover their biology, highlight pest management, detail the above threats, and identify common imposters. Join this session to learn about Asian giant hornets, and what can be done to prevent their spread.

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