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In 2010 we asked stingless beekeepers across Australia to complete a survey -- and 637 responded! Here are the results of this important survey.


---Special survey report:
--bullet Hive numbers
--bullet Species kept
--bullet Growth of industry
----Download your copy...

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-EXPLORE OUR LATEST PHOTO GALLERIES
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Escape the winter doldrums by exploring the sparkling new photos in our latest galleries! Featuring the work of five gifted native bee photographers!
Photo: Erica Siegel.


---Stunning close-ups:
--bullet Carpenter bees
--bullet Blue banded bees
--bullet And much more
----View the galleries...

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-SHARE YOUR NATIVE BEE SIGHTINGS!
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Share your native bee photos, get ids, and add to Australia's knowledge with the new BowerBird website -- or just enjoy the postings of other bee-watchers across Australia!


---BowerBird website:
--bullet Learn about bees
--bullet Share your sightings
--bullet Vote and chat
----Introductory guide...

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-NEW NAME FOR OUR TRIGONA BEES!
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It's Official! The new name for our Trigona stingless bees is Tetragonula. It's time to start using this distinctive new name for our Australian bees.
Photo: Erica Siegel.


---Find out more:
--bullet The old structure
--bullet Why was it changed?
--bullet The new names
----Read our report...

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CURRENTLY-FEATURED NATIVE BEE

Blue Banded Bee …… Australian native bees are a vital resource for Australian agriculture. The beautiful Blue Banded Bee (photo at left) is an expert in Buzz Pollination --- a special type of pollination needed for crops such as tomatoes and many native plants.

For more information about Blue Banded Bees, read Aussie Bee Online Articles 8, 9, 10 and 14.

For photos of many other native bees, visit our Photo Gallery.

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