WSDA officials started tracking the hornet as it spiraled upward in an attempt to get reoriented.
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The live specimen provided the first opportunity to track a hornet to their nest.
WSDA officials said they were seen attacking a wasp nest.
Citizen trappers are encouraged to put up and monitor traps into the fall.
Citizens with suspected sightings or evidence of bee hive attacks are asked to submit a report.
2 WSP troopers and 2 WDFW officers responded to the report of the injured animal.
"The first step to eradicating this invasive pest - which threatens honeybees and all the crops they pollinate - is to locate the existing Asian giant hornet colonies."
Over 3500 PSE customers are reported without power in the Ferndale area.
"... the goal is to provide nutritious breakfast and snack options for food-insecure students in the community."