large bee nest in the yard..

Asked September 1, 2017, 4:19 PM EDT

I have a large bee nest in the yard.. the bees are not the normal type/ they are black. Anything special I should do?

Douglas County Colorado

1 Response

Hello.

It looks like you have a nest of the bald faced hornet. If they are not bothering you it is best to wait until the nest is abandoned in the Fall and then dispose of it. Please see the information in this link.

http://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/insects/nuisance-wasps-and-bees-5-525/

Best Wishes,