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Tips to Avoid Wasps

September 04, 2019

​Wasp season is upon us again.  Here are some quick tips and helpful advice to consider to try and avoid being stung! 

  • Wear light coloured clothing
  • Avoid perfumed soaps, shampoos and fragrances
  • Bees/wasps are most active during the warmest hours of the day – time your activities appropriately
  • Avoid actions that encourage stings- don't try to hit the insect- stay calm and move with gentle pressure
  • Do not run- commotion will attract the insect
  • No food/drinks- wasps are attracted to food and sweet drinks (eat snacks inside where possible)
  • Leave nests and hives alone
  • Do not squash or crush wasps- the odor that is released will attract his buddies to defend (avenge)

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