The Pest: Baldfaced Hornets. . .
Baldfaced hornets are largely black
in color, with a mostly white face.
The nest: Baldfaced hornets build aeriel nests out
of paper carton. The nests are usually in exposed locations, often
on trees, utility poles, overhangs or other structures. The nests
can be quite large, growing to 14 inches in diameter and 24 inches
The threat: Baldfaced hornets are considered
beneficial insects because they control many pest insect species.
However, if their nest is located near a structure, control is
If you're concerned that you have bald-faced hornets near your home or place of business, give Dave a call at 1-800-400-6009.
Dave's Pest Control
A Central Massachusetts Extermination and Pest Control
Worcester County Pest and Rodent Exterminators
The above information was provided by Missy Henriksen, Vice President of Public Affairs, NPMA
Executive Director, Professional Pest Management Alliance.