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Grass Carrying Wasp

A species of “grass carrying wasp”. They make cocoons out of dried grass and lay an egg in it. The cocoons are about an inch or so long and are often found in small groupings behind storm windows or doors. They will even build them inside abandoned carpenter bee holes. This one was photographed in Oakville.

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Corey Lewis has been in the wildlife and pest control industry for more than 18 years. He has served on the Board of Environment Hamilton and as a Natural Environment Advisor for the Region of Niagara’s Water Quality Protection Strategy. He was a recipient of the Dr. Victor Cecilioni “Environmentalist of the Year Award” in 2001 and the “National Wildlife Technician of the Year” Award in 2001/2002. He is also a member of the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club and the Ontario Field Ornithologists. Corey has a diploma in Fish & Wildlife Technology.

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