Time: January 20, 2018 from 9am to 12:30pm
Location: Yandina Community Garden
Street: Cnr North & Farrell
Website or Map: https://yandinacommunitygarde…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: YCG
Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2017
SATURDAY, 20TH OF JANUARY – PREMIUM WORKSHOP 9AM – 12.30PM AUSTRALIAN NATIVE BEEKEEPING PRESENTED BY TIM HEARD
Join Tim Heard renowned entomologist and author of The Australian Native Bee Book for an in-depth workshop and learn all about keeping Native stingless bees.
A practical demonstration of hive splitting, as well as an in-depth Powerpoint presentation, will be included.
Stingless bees are Australia’s indigenous social bee. Keeping native stingless bees in hives is an engaging and rewarding activity. They are a native alternative to honey beekeeping. They are harmless and well suited to school and community gardens. The native stingless bees are wonderful garden companions being effective pollinators of many plants. Hives yield small amounts of delectable honey. They are great tools for environmental education as they are inherently fascinating to children and have many interactions with plants and other insects.
Dr Tim Heard is an entomologist, author and a long time stingless beekeeper and promoter of native bees.
Copies of Tim’s book will be available for purchase at the workshop.
Duration: 3.5 hours (9-12.30pm)
Location: Yandina Community Gardens, 41 Farrell Street, Yandina
Places will be limited for this Premium Workshop and BOOKINGS & PAYMENT ARE ESSENTIAL to secure your place