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Distribution of traps for capturing Asian wasps in the Municipality of Maia

Distribution of traps for capturing Asian wasps in the Municipality of Maia

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  • Segunda 02 Maio, 2022
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“this action, foreseen in the Municipal Strategy for the Surveillance and Control of Vespa Velutina, includes the distribution of 300 traps by the Parish Councils, according to the incidence of nest records in their territories. The Parish Councils have a fundamental role in articulating with the voluntary citizen, who proposes to integrate this initiative, and have the support of the Nativa Association, within the scope of their provision of services in the municipality " Source: Jornal Notícias Maia CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL NEWS ...Continue Reading


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More than 2900 wasp nests destroyed in Lousada, Paços de Ferreira, Paredes, Penafiel and Valongo

More than 2900 wasp nests destroyed in Lousada, Paços de Ferreira, Paredes, Penafiel and Valongo

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  • Terça 25 Janeiro, 2022
  • 1327

"Increase in identifications made between 2020 and 2021 was more than 80%. Penafiel and Paredes lead in number of cases. Find out which parishes are most affected in each municipality..." Source: Verdadeiro Olhar newspaper CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL NEWS ...Continue Reading


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Asian wasps remain active and aggressive. Climate may be the 'culprit'

Asian wasps remain active and aggressive. Climate may be the 'culprit'

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  • Sexta 21 Janeiro, 2022
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"The atypical climate situation of the months of December 2021 and January 2022, where the maximum temperatures were around 20 degrees and the rain was almost a mirage, will have provided a greater life expectancy for the velutina wasp, aka Asian, leading to several 'nests' are still in full activity and with the – so-called – eggs of the day in the alveoli (comb cells built with cellulose), as well as the larvae, nymphs and insects already adults..." Source: O MINHO newspaper CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL NEWS ...Continue Reading


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More than 17 000 wasp nests destroyed in 2019

More than 17 000 wasp nests destroyed in 2019

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  • Sexta 28 Fevereiro, 2020
  • 830

"In Portugal, 17 287 Asian wasp nests were destroyed in 2019, according to data advanced by the Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests (ICNF). This number represents a 12 percent increase compared to 2018, the year in which more than 15,000 velutina wasp nests were eradicated.The districts of Porto, Aveiro, Braga, Coimbra and Viseu, with almost 14 thousand cases, represent more than 80 percent of the nests that were destroyed in 2019..." Source: Correio da Manhã newspaper CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL NEWS ...Continue Reading


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Paredes destroyed 437 Asian wasp nests since the beginning of the year

Paredes destroyed 437 Asian wasp nests since the beginning of the year

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  • Segunda 04 Novembro, 2019
  • 800

"The Town Hall of Paredes has destroyed 437 Asian wasp nests in the municipality since the beginning of the year, the municipality announced today. According to that town hall in the district of Porto, the work has been carried out under a protocol signed between the municipality and the NATIVA Association, guaranteeing an action "with efficiency in solving the problem throughout the county"." Source: News by the Minute CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL NEWS ...Continue Reading


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