Wasps and beekeepers

It’s that time of year when wasps become increasingly reviled by beekeepers. The ecology of wasps differs from bees in many ways despite their relatedness. Wasps are omnivores, and feed their larvae protein in the form of other insects (including bees and their grubs), and the adults consume carbohydrates in the form of any sugar, hence their predilection for sugary or alcoholic drinks, as well … Continue reading Wasps and beekeepers