European wasps

To: Canberrabirds <>
Subject: European wasps
From: Janet Russell <>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:20:39 +1000
We have a water-feature and had one wasps nest in our garden. We had two other lots of wasps on the water, one I knew where the owner of the nest was and he dealt with it. The other time they just stopped coming.

I didn't know habit of their nesting near water and it explains the wasp visits to our garden. Thanks for the information.

Janet Russell

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On 23 April 2015 at 20:53, Nathanael Coyne <> wrote:
Interestingly, that's also the basis for the proposed solution for cane toads .... dehydration, by fencing off reservoirs so the toads can't migrate or thrive.

Nathanael Coyne (Boehm)

Canberra, Australia
0431 698 580

On 23 April 2015 at 20:46, Lia Battisson <> wrote:
Hi all
When we were on the Wednesday walk last week we saw several european wasp nests.  I made a call to Canberra Connect and was referred to a private contractor who then contacted the field team.  The next day they went out and treated the nests and told me that we should always be careful around water because european wasps always nest near fresh water because they need water every day.

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