The Washington State Department of Agriculture said Thursday on social media that the latest nest eradication of the also known as murder hornets east of Blaine, Washington is the fourth overall and third this year.
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The Washington State Department of Agriculture eradicated a nest in a hollowed-out alder tree near Blaine Wash., Saturday and was making plans Tuesday to take out another nest in the same area.
A third Asian giant hornet nest has been discovered in northwest Washington, and the state Department of Agriculture was making plans Friday to eradicate it in the coming days, agency spokeswoman Amber Betts said.
Asian giant hornets are apparently seeking out and attacking paper wasp nests in Whatcom County, Wash., a preference scientists hope will help…
The department has destroyed one nest, containing about 500 hornets in various life stages. It suspects there are at least several more nests in northwest Washington.
The hunt for Asian giant hornets will go on in northwest Washington, as state Department of Agriculture entomologists seek to find more nests after a successful eradication Saturday.
Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologists have located an Asian giant hornet nest on a property in Blaine — the first ever such nest found in the U.S.