Hornets - granting of species protection exemptions for nest relocation, nest removal

Service Description

Hornets are useful and peaceful insects. A large hornet colony can feed up to 500 grams of insects to its brood in one day. There is also no increased risk of being stung by a hornet.

The native hornet (Vespa crabro) is one of the legally protected species because of its acute population threat. Hornets often nest in cavities of residential buildings that are difficult to access. This can lead to nuisance to the residents. Since hornets are protected species, they must not be killed and their nests must not be destroyed. Therefore, hornet colonies are only relocated (or if this is not possible, removed) if there is a concrete danger to the residents.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Untere Naturschutzbehörde

Address
Schloßgasse 17
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
Telephone
036691 70-396
Fax
036691 70-716
Transport connection
Parking spaces
Parking Place
Number: 2
Fees: no

Handicapped Parking Place
Number: 2
Fees: no
Building access