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June 30, 2012

How To Identify the Pest, the Nest and the Threat - Bumble Bees

The Pest: The Bumble bee . . .

Bumble bees are between ¼ - 1 inch in size, have black and yellow markings, and an overall fuzzy appearance.

The Nest: Bumble bees build their nests out of pollen clumps, usually in the ground or a dense grass clump, and often in an abandoned mouse nest.

The Threat: Bumble bees are considered a beneficial insect because they pollinate flowers. However, they can sting. If a nest is located in a near a structure, then control is necessary.

If you're concerned about bumble bees in your home or place of business, give Dave a call at 1-800-400-6009.

Dave's Pest Control
1-800-400-6009
A Central Massachusetts Extermination and Pest Control Company Worcester County Pest and Rodent Exterminators
www.davespestcontrol.net

The above information was provided by Missy Henriksen, Vice President of Public Affairs, NPMA Executive Director, Professional Pest Management Alliance.

Reference: www.pestworld.org

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