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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/

Calliope, Queensland
11 September 2016, 10am – 4pm
Cedar Galleries, 49544 Bruce Hwy, Calliope QLD 4680
Cost - $42.00 per person
Bookings are to be made through the Cedar Galleries Website http://www.cedargalleries.com.au/, the bookings link is coming.

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!

Moreton Bay Regional Council, Queensland
Saturday 22 October 2016
CREEC, Burpengary
Register LATER at:


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:


Seminars on Native Bees
by Megan Halcroft

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

Liverpool City Council, New South Wales
Saturday 18 June 2016, 9.30am - 12
Workshop on Australian Native Bees
Free workshop on the role of native bees and pollination in food security. Learn about how to construct bee habitat and encourage bees in your garden.
To book your place, ring 1300 36 2170

Oberon, New South Wales
20 June 2016
A talk at the Oberon Gardening Club


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 17 September 2016, 9.30-3.30pm
or Saturday 19 November 2016, 9.30-3.30pm
Cost: $60
More details: http://www.acecolleges.edu.au/course/c/6411

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