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WORKSHOPS ON STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
BY TIM HEARD AND/OR TOBIAS SMITH

More details: https://sugarbag.net/events
Generally the workshops are a mix of a photographic slideshow showing the biology of the bees with a practical session on keeping them. Dr Tim Heard or Dr Tobias Smith 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.

The Gap, Queensland
28 July 2019, 2pm
Native bee presentation by Tim Heard
at Paten Park Native Nursery Open day.
Paten Park Native Nursery, National Tree Day,
Hilda Road State School, The Gap.
info@ppnn.org.au
https://ppnn.org.au

Coopers Plains, Queensland
Friday 10 August 2019, 9am - 3pm
Coopers Plains Library, 107 Orange Grove Rd, Coopers Plains.
Full day workshop by Tobias Smith.
Learn the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper.
Free but bookings required.
Phone Coopers Plains Library on 07 3403 1530 to reserve your place.

Yandina, Queensland
Saturday 24 August 2019, 12 noon - 4pm
Yandina Community Gardens.
Booking details to come.

Calliope, near Gladstone, Queensland
Saturday 24th August, 10am - 4pm
Tobias Smith presenting Tim Heard’s workshop
This is an official workshop of the Australian Native Bee Association and your registration fee will include membership for one year until July 2020.
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.
Book online at: https://australiannativebee.org.au/event-3428997
Call Samantha Redshaw on 0409 242 214 for more details.

Rockhampton, Queensland
Sunday 25 August 2019, 9.30am – 3.30pm
CQ University North campus
Presenter: Tobias Smith or Tim Heard with local beekeepers
Includes honey tasting.
BYO lunch, or the local cafe will open for tea, coffee and lunch.
RSVP to 0419 203 240
or email dan_coughlan@internode.on.net

New Farm, Queensland
31 August 2019, 9am - 3pm
New Farm Library, 135 Sydney Street, New Farm.
Full day workshop by Tobias Smith.
Learn the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper.
Free but bookings required.
Phone New Farm Library on 07 3403 1062 to reserve your place.

Eatons Hill, Queensland
Saturday 7 September 2019, 9.30am - 3.30pm
Yuraba Conference Centre, 240 Church Road, Eatons Hill
Tobias Smith presenting Tim Heard’s stingless bees workshop
Cost - $40 per person and includes morning tea, lunch and honey tasting in the afternoon
Book your place by contacting Kim on kimp@kumbartcho.org.au or phone 07 3325 3492

Postmans Ridge, Queensland
Sunday 8 September 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm.
88 Richards Road, Postmans Ridge
Hosted by Debbie Bassingthwaighte, Optimise Learning.
In this 3-hour practical workshop, entomologist Tim Heard will teach the basics of how to become a native bee keeper.
$30 per person, including light afternoon tea [or opt for the Workshop + Book package to get a discount copy of Tim's book].
Places are limited and bookings are essential.
Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/native-bee-keeping-workshop-with-dr-tim-heard-tickets-60702007338

West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Saturday 21 September 2019, 3pm - 5pm
Native beehive workshop with Tim Heard
Jane Street Community Garden,
103 Jane St, West End QLD 4101
$30 or $25 for garden members and students
Purchase your tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/353820905291000...

See also Tim's upcoming NSW workshops listed below!


NEW SOUTH WALES

WORKSHOPS ON STINGLESS BEEKEEPING
BY TIM HEARD AND/OR TOBIAS SMITH

More details: https://sugarbag.net/events

Missabotti, Mid North Coast, New South Wales
19 or 20 October 2019, 9am - 5pm
A day of native bees by Tim Heard.
Little Star Bee Sanctuary, Missabotti
(40 minutes inland from Nambucca Heads).
More information coming soon.

Taree, New South Wales
Wednesday 6 November 2019, 9am - 4pm
Stingless Native Bees workshop by Tim Heard.
PCYC, 95 Commerce Street, Taree.
Get more info and buy your ticket here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/native-stingless-bees-workshop-tickets-61857378083

Shellharbour, New South Wales
Thursday 7 November 2019, 6pm – 7:30pm
Shellharbour Civic Centre
Cost: free
Seminar by Tim Heard on our native stingless bees, including those which can be kept in hives in the Illawarra. Find out about their fascinating lives, their role in the environment, the small amounts of unique honey they produce and why they are so popular and appreciated.
Children aged over 8 years are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
Bookings essential at libraries.shellharbour.nsw.gov.au
or call 02 4221 6222 (bookings will open late September).

Georges River City Council, Sydney, New South Wales
9 November 2019
Full day workshop by Tobias Smith
More information coming closer to the event.

Northern Beaches City Council, Sydney, New South Wales
10 November 2019
Full day workshop by Tobias Smith
More information coming closer to the event.

Heathcote, New South Wales
Tuesday 12 November 2019, 10am - 1pm
Sydney Wildflower Nursery, 9 Veno Street, Heathcote.
Tim Heard explains everything about the lifecycle of stingless bees and how to care for a hive. Watch while a hive is split and try the delicious honey.
Cost: $50
Book at: https://www.trybooking.com/499196

Lorne, near Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Thursday 14 November 2019, 9am - 4pm
Native bee workshop with Tim Heard
More information coming soon.

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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

14 September 2019, 9.30-3.30pm, OR
16 November 2019, 9.30-3.30pm.
Cost: $80
More details: https://www.acecolleges.edu.au/course-category/leisure-and-lifestyle/relaxation/benefits-of-keeping-native-bees-field-trip/

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