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Native Bee Seminars and Special Events

Like to see some Australian Native Bees?


Workshops on Stingless Bee Keeping
by Tim Heard

Generally the workshops are a mix of a photographic slideshow showing the biology of the bees with a practical session on keeping them. Tim demonstrates how to split hives and extract honey, and use the bees for pollinating your garden. Attendance price varies. Contact the organisers directly for details and to register.

Woodford Folk Festival 2015-2016, Queensland
Sun 27 December 8-9 am: Propagation of native stingless bees
Mon 28 December 8-9 am: Walk & native bee constructions
Wed 30 December 8-9 am: Walk & native bee constructions
Fri 1 January 9-10 am: Propagation of native stingless bees
All events at or leave from The Greenhouse.

Northey St City Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
10 January 2016, 9am - 4pm
Register at http://www.nscf.org.au/sustainable-living-workshops-brisbane/

Moreton Bay Regional Council, Queensland
Sunday 16 January 2016
Kumbartcho, Eatons Hill, Qld. .
Register soon at https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/general.aspx?id=147027

Gold Coast City Council, Queensland
6 April 2016, 10am to 4 pm.
Location: the Friends Centre at regional botanical gardens Benowa.
For further information and bookings: phone (07) 5581 1537.
For more information, see page 15 of this pdf:

See also Tim's upcoming NSW workshops listed below!


Workshops on Stingless Bee Keeping
by Tim Heard

Tim Heard will also be running his popular stingless bee workshops at:

Mosman & North Sydney, New South Wales
6 February 2016
Sugarbag Bee Keeping
Morning session : 9:00 am to 12.30 – North Sydney – location to be provided after booking
Afternoon session: 1.30pm to 5 pm – Mosman – location provided after booking
Cost: $20
To book go to: http://www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/Whats-On/willoughby-diary-dates/.

Pittwater, Sydney, New South Wales
7 February 2016
Sugarbag Bee Keeping,
Two half day workshops, one am and the second in the afternoon.
Where: CEC, see http://www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/cec
Contact http://www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/cec/about_us/contact_the_cec


Seminars on Native Bees
by Megan Halcroft

Megan presents seminars about Australia's stingless and solitary native bees and their importance for pollination.

Orange, New South Wales
Wednesday 27 Jan 2016, 9am to 4pm
Workshop on how to recognise and identify native bees and encourage them to work for you.
More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/508575669295279/


Courses at ACE Community College 
by Frank Adcock

Frank runs courses through ACE College at Lismore and Casino, New South Wales. Check this website again later for upcoming dates.

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