Asian Hornet Advice to Beekeepers

For beekeepers, we would urge you to:-

  • Join your Branch Asian Hornet Action Team
  • Learn how to identify Asian Hornets
  • Know where and when to look.
  • Know what to report and how to report your sightings.
  • Download the Asian Hornet Watch App
  • Spread the word to others.
  • Be vigilant.
  • Learn how to set up monitoring traps and bait stations.
  • Learn about and be ready to deploy measures to reduce predation at your apiaries.
  • Note that a standard bee suit offers insufficient protection from Asian Hornet stings

Monitoring for Asian Hornets and Deploying Predation Reduction Devices

Training in these aspects will be provided by your Branch Asian Hornet Team co-ordinators.

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