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Carpenter Ant Nesting


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#1 Offline lg3 - Posted June 10 2021 - 7:24 AM

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i just had a huge dying white pine tree taken down. it was becoming infested with carpenter ants.

the chainsawing left a great deal of coarse sawdust that i think will make nice mulch for my trees and plants.

will the carpenter ants be attracted to and live in the large sawdust/mulch pile or do they prefer to tunnel and live in the actual tree?

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#2 Online ANTdrew - Posted June 10 2021 - 7:28 AM

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I doubt it. Who minds if they’re outside anyway? They will not eat your house or something.

"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25  

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#3 Offline Chickalo - Posted June 10 2021 - 7:59 AM

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If anything its probably a satellite nest considering how big Camponotus colonies get and how much they like to make them.


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