This workshop alternates between slide presentations and a practice session to build a strong foundation of knowledge and experience. The presentations cover the topics of bee nesting and biology, diversity of wild bees, importance of bees in natural systems, traditional stingless beekeeping around the world, modern stingless beekeeping in Australia, using stingless bees for pollination of gardens and farms, sugerbag honey and its properties, rescuing bees threatened in teh wild and more.
In the practical session, we will open a hive and observe the amazing structures within. We will divide the hive into two halves showing the process of colony propagation. We will also extract honey from a hive.
This workshop is $85 or $65 with a centrelink healthcare card.
Please book in via our website or call the office on 3857 8775