Where Do Bees Go in Winter?

There’s so much to look forward to every time spring rolls around. All of the flowering plant growth and warmer temperatures are exciting to many, but spring also comes with the resurgence of all [...]

Bee Stings vs Wasp Stings: What’s the Difference?

If you have ever been stung by a bee or wasp before, you surely try to avoid them when you see them around. Bees and wasps usually only sting when provoked, but many people have experienced a [...]

Does a Wasp Die When It Stings You?

Bees are some of the most unique insects out there. Beyond their complex style of communication and their deeply-rooted environmental significance, another interesting fact about bees is that [...]

Get the Facts About Asian Giant Hornets

Asian giant hornets may seem like a creature conjured up in a bad dream, but they are alive and well here in the United States. Albeit in small numbers, Asian giant hornets have been spotted here [...]

Do Carpenter Bees Sting?

Many people are wary of bees because of their painful stings. If you’ve ever been bitten by a wasp or stung by a yellow jacket, you probably tend to avoid anything black and yellow that flies. [...]

6 Tips for Pest-Free Outdoor Living

This year more than ever, you’re likely spending more and more time outside. If you have plans to have a backyard barbecue with family or work in the garden on the weekends, the last thing you [...]

When the Bee Stings: How to Manage an Illinois Insect Sting

It’s happened to us all: We’re enjoying a good time on our patio when a wasp comes swooping in and sends us ducking and running back indoors. Stinging pests like wasps don’t [...]