Signs of Asian Giant Hornet Nest Found in Washington State

Evidence of six of the hornets, sometimes called Murder hornets, were found near the town of Blaine in northeastern Whatcom County, WA.

  • Published 2 October 2020

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Agricultural officials in Washington state said Friday they are trying to find and destroy a nest of Asian giant hornets believed to be near a small town amid concerns the hornets could kill honey bees crucial for pollinating raspberry and blueberry crops. Evidence of six of the hornets, sometimes called Murder hornets, were found over the last week near the town of Blaine in northeastern Whatcom County, the Washington state Department… Read at AP News