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Native Bee Seminars, Workshops 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.

Eatons Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Yuraba Conference Centre 240 Church Rd Eatons Hill
Sunday 21 August 2016
Native bee workshop, including morning tea, delicious lunch and honey tasting in the afternoon.
Cost: $40/person
Option: pay for Tim’s new native bee book now and get it for wholesale price of $20 (Total cost $60). Otherwise buy book on the day for $35. See http://www.nativebeebook.com.au
To register, contact Kim: kimp@kumbartcho.org.au
or 07 3325 3492

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

Gold Coast City Council, Queensland
Saturday, 1 October 2016, 9 am - 12 midday.
Location: Robina.
For further information and bookings: see this pdf:

Northey St City Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
7 October 2016, 9am - 4pm
Register at http://www.nscf.org.au/sustainable-living-workshops-brisbane/
See also Tim's upcoming NSW workshops listed below!

Other Seminars or Events by Tim Heard
[At the author events, Tim will be discussing his brand new publication, 'The Australian Native Bee Book']

Everton Park Library, Queensland

561 South Pine Road, Everton Park
Saturday 21 May 10-11am
Ph: 07 3403 7400
Contact Margaret – A/Team Leader: EvertonPark.Library@brisbane.qld.gov.au

Garden City Library Garden City Shopping Centre, Queensland
Cnr Logan and Kessels Rd, Upper Mt Gravatt
Sunday 22 May 11am-12noon
Ph: 07 3403 7745
Contact Kerri – Senior Librarian: Kerri.Baillie@brisbane.qld.gov.au

Carindale Library – Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre, Queensland
1151 Creek Road, Carindale
Thursday 26 May 6.30-7.30pm
Ph: 07 3407 1490
Contact Sonia – Senior Librarian: Sonia.Parker@brisbane.qld.gov.au


Workshops on Stingless Bee Keeping
by Tim Heard

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

Sydney Wildflower Nursery,
New South Wales
9 Veno Street, Heathcote.
Tuesday 18 October 2016 1-4pm
Booking link: http://www.trybooking.com/179795
Or from the Sydney Wildflower Nursery Facebook site:

Other Seminars or Events by Tim Heard
[At the author events, Tim will be discussing his brand new publication, 'The Australian Native Bee Book']

Radio Chat with Simon Marney
Sunday 8 May 2016, 10.30am
Weekends with Simon Marney, ABC Radio Sydney 702.
Tim Heard talks with Simon about native bees on the Homie segment

University of Sydney, Macleay Museum, New South Wales
Gosper Lane, via Science Road
6 May 2016, 5 - 6 pm
Author Talk
Cost: Free
Register online at http://whatson.sydney.edu.au/events/published/the-australian-native-bee-book
Phone 02 9036 5253
Email: macleay.museum@sydney.edu.au

Hornsby Central Library, New South Wales
28-44 George St Hornsby, Entry via Hunter Lane
Saturday 7 May, 9.45am
Author talk
Cost: $5 includes light refreshments
Book online at: http://www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/my-lifestyle/events/all-events/library-events/tim-heard-the-australian-native-bee-book
Contact Phone: 02 9847 6614

Cottage Garden Club Epping, New South Wales
St. Albans Church Hall, 3 Pembroke Street, Epping
Saturday, 7 May, 1pm
Talk on native bees by Tim Heard

Cardiff Library, Newcastle, New South Wales
Monday, 9 May 2016, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Share the story with Carol Duncan - Meet the author Tim Heard and artist Gina Cranson
Ground Floor, Cardiff Marketplace, Cnr Main Road and Macquarie Road, Cardiff
Cost: Free
Book by phone 02 4954 8575
Book online at: http://library.lakemac.com.au/page.aspx?pid=794&vid=16&eid=8970&iDay=1&iMon=5&iYr=2016&remote=true

Port Macquarie Library, New South Wales
Tuesday 10th May 1:00pm
Author talk
Port Macquarie Library Meeting Room
Website: http://mnclibrary.org.au/authorvisits/
Please RSVP to Port Macquarie Library
Ph: 02 6581 8755,
E-mail: portlib@mnclibrary.org.au


Workshops on Native Bees
by Elke Haege


International Permaculture Day
Randwick Sustainability Hub, New South Wales

Sunday 1 May 2016
Free workshop on native bees by Elke Haege, along with presentations by others on honeybees, fermenting & pickling, energy & water, and much more..
More details: http://reduceyourfootprint.com.au/events/permaculture-design-at-the-randwick-sustainabili/

Annandale, New South Wales
White Street Cottage, 31 White Street
17 May 1016, 10-1
AND Saturday 21 May 1016, 10-1
Backyard Biodiversity: Native Bee Workshops
Leichhardt Council
Cost: Free
More details and registration: http://elkeh.com.au/native-bee-workshops/


Seminars on Native Bees
by Megan Halcroft

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

Picton, New South Wales
Saturday 21 May 2016, 8.30am - 5pm
Bee Aware Environmental Art Workshop and Seminar
Wollondilly Nursery, Wonga Rd, Picton.
The workshop will begin with a talk by Megan on the vital role of native bees and how to create habitat to attract them. Then join artists, Ana Pollak and Celeste Coucke, in creating sculptural 'bee hotels' for the Picton Botanic Gardens.
Cost $10. More details: (02) 4823 4407
To book visit: www.trybooking.com/KGTE


Courses at ACE Community College 
by Frank Adcock

Frank runs courses through ACE College at Lismore and Casino, New South Wales.

Benefits of Keeping Native Bees
Lismore ACE Community College
Saturday 11 June 2016, 9.30-12pm
Cost: $40
More details: http://www.acecolleges.edu.au/course/c/6411

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