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Workshop: Native Beekeeping with Tim Heard

  • Saturday, October 16, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Mapleton
  • 15


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Native Bee Keeping Workshop with Tim Heard

Join author, entomologist and professional trainer Tim Heard for a full day workshop learning about the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper, and how to contribute to the conservation of Australia's native bees. 

The full day workshop will cover a mix of presentations and practical sessions to build a strong foundation of knowledge and experience. The presentations cover the topics of bee nesting, bee foraging, diversity of wild bees, importance of bees in natural systems, stingless beekeeping, using stingless bees for pollination of gardens and farms, sugarbag honey and its properties, rescuing bees threatened in the wild, and more.

Practical demonstrations cover hive design, splitting hives to propagate new ones, extracting honey.

Lunch and morning tea will be included along with a sample of sugarbag honey and ice cream!

When: Saturday the 16th of October

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Venue: Mapleton Hall

Morning tea and lunch will be provided

Members: $35

Non-members: $45

Copies of Australia’s Native Bees will be on sale for $20 on the day 

Bookings are essential and places are limited

To book, please register online

or by phone 5494 3151

or at the office (38A Coral St)

We kindly ask that if you are registering for more than one person (e.g. a partner or family member/s), please add them as a guest as part of your registration.

Barung Landcare is monitoring the Covid situation and will advise if this workshop is unable to proceed. In line with Covid-safe protocols please comply with the following:

  • If you feel unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath, or display any other listed Covid-19-related symptoms, we ask that you please do not attend
  • We encourage you to at all times maintain physical distance of 1.5 m

Barung Landcare Group, Porters Lane, North Maleny

Phone:0429 943 152 |

Education, Protection and Participation.

Barung Landcare is a dynamic, proactive organisation committed to achieving long term environmental outcomes.

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