Roleystone is one of the current hotspots for this wasp and the Department of Agriculture is seeking people who are willing to help with their successful nest detection and destruction of European wasp nests throughout the metropolitan area.

Adopt a Trap

You can help by educating yourself here and by keeping a trap. The 'Adopt-a-Trap' program can be viewed on the Department of Agriculture's website. Trapping is only required from early December until May each year.

Click here for information. To report a suspect European wasp sighting use freecall 1800 084 881 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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