Going on a camping trip could be one of the finest adventures you’ll experience. Fresh air, spectacular mountains, stunning plants and more are all about many campgrounds. But humans aren’t the only species to be located amongst them. And not every single one is friendly.

The class of wasp common to the regions that the evergreen tree grows is the yellowjacket wasp. Some will build their nests in trunks, but most will attempt to construct a nest beneath an awning, normally at the end of spring and beginning of summer. The wasps typically leave the nest early in the morning and returning back in the late afternoon. Frequently, they’ll build a nest on the ground, noticeable by a dime sized hole.

Although, not particularly aggressive, unless the colony becomes aroused by someone coming close to the nest. It this happens, a number of wasps will fly away at once and the likelihood of a sting soars. They tend to be attracted by the whiff of meat being cooked, sugar water (even a tiny amount on the rim of a soda bottle), and various other human goods. If you don’t notice them, the chances are greater that you’ll come into contact, leading to a sting.

A can of wasp repellent is often an ideal accessory to horde, but there are usually preferable ways to take care of this situation.

In a nest that’s a recent build you’ll often notice a female skipping around the edges as she assembles it. Occasionally there could already be several egg sacs inside. At this point it has the appearance of a sequence of honeycomb cells. If beaten down with a large pole the wasp is likely to simple fly away and start again in another place.

After establishing the cells, the structure will be wrapped by the wasp in several onion-like coatings, with a small entrance remaining. At this point it’s often too far gone to safely deal with, unless you use the can of spray on the opening. Poking it now will simple lead to dozens of irritated wasps being released.