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Gladstone ANBA workshop

  • 24 Aug 2019
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Calliope Garden Club, Bunting Park, Archer St, Calliope QLD 4680
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Gladstone ANBA Workshop

Attend this workshop to learn all about native bees, the solitary and social ones and how to propagate them.

The stunning slide presentation will cover the topics of bee nesting biology, bee foraging 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, sugarbag honey and its properties, rescuing bees threatened in the wild, and more. In the practical sessions, we will open hives and observe the amazing structures within.

We will demonstrate the various ways of propagating hives. You will pick up lots of tips on managing the native social bees, including how to extract honey from them.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

This workshop includes membership to the Australian Native Bee Association (valued at $50) for the all inclusive price of $70. 

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