Summer is winding down, but there is still plenty of warm weather left to enjoy the great outdoors. Unfortunately, along with all that glorious sunshine often comes intrusive insects that don’t only ruin barbecues, but also your health. Some carry harmful bacteria, while others may even transmit disease and viruses through painful stings or bites. Still others can wreak havoc on your garden and trees, and even the environment. Your best course of defense for staying safe this summer is recognizing which insects you need to avoid, and how to further protect yourself against them. Here’s the scoop on dangerous insects that can absolutely ruin your summer fun.