- Bald-faced Hornets are 5/8” to 3/4”
- They are black with pale yellow stripes and a pale yellow face.
- Bald-faced hornets are a type of large yellow jacket that produce a paper nest.
- The nest is usually a free standing nest in a tree or shrub but often it is attached to a structure.
- Bald-faced hornets are social insects, which defend their colony with painful stings.
- Each nest is used only once and abandoned in the fall.
- Dust the hive entrance using a hand duster of dust-stick.
- Once the number of hornets has been reduced, remove the nest by clipping it out of the tree or scraping it off of the structure and placing it in a bag.