The first warm days of spring bring wasps, hornets and yellow jackets out in droves. The queens are building nests and the chance of being stung is high. Because of the mild winter and early warm weather, the insects are very aggressive and looking for food.

I spoke with Missoula County Extension Agent Sandy Perrin about the problem, who was careful to differentiate between wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and honey bees. That interview is below.

There are commercial businesses who treat homes for insect problems. Listen below to Nate Nunnally from Custom West Pest Control.