Stingless Bee Industry looks to the future

The great minds of the “Native Stingless Bee World” gathered in Brisbane for the first meeting in a series of what will be many. To wind the clock back a little, Hive Haven – a small Sunshine Coast company received funding…

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Stingless Bees at Parliament House Canberra

Cormac Farrell – Chief Beekeeper, Ann and Jeff Ross – Hive Haven As part of the initiative for creating diverse habitats, ecosystems in the Parliament House Garden Showcase, this year (2018) Hive haven – a Sunshine Coast small business was…

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Native Bee Club – Francisco Garcia

Francisco and Tim   The secret life of males – Male reproductive behaviour in stingless bees Francisco was the guest speaker at the North Brisbane Native Bee keepers Club for the October 2018 meeting. Francisco is researching male reproductive bevahiour…

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Sydneys Secret Bees? – video

“Melissa from Sydney Stingless Bees visits Parramatta Lake Reserve to meet Lisa, an Environmental Education Officer for City of Parramatta. Melissa learns about the Bee highway and how everyone can get involved and keep their own bees.”   Melissa’s website:…

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Bee Open Day 2018

Above: The honey wall. A display of all kinds of bottle shapes and different coloured honey. (Honey Bee honey). Valley Bees held another excellent Bee Open Day at Imbil Qld Aus. It’s an expo for all bees, Honey Bees and…

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Macro Photography Tips

Here’s some quick tips for starting out in Macro Macro photography can be very challenging. You need patience, and the only way to get the shots you want is to practice. Besides patience and practice, I’ve found over the years…

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The Werri Bee Hotel

  Phil from Werribee (Victoria Australia) has been working on his garden with new plants everywhere and is trying to encourage native bees and sent me these photos to share. The garden looks awesome, the bee hotel is quite substantial…

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Native Bee Club – Steve Maginnity

Steve Maginnity was the guest speaker at the August 5 meeting. He was running late as he put trust in his Google navigator and ended up visiting a Goat farm in Cleveland on the way, so a couple of other…

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Native Bee Project – video

A Native Bee Project from City of Adelaide and various other councils. Bee Hotels and new suitable plants Sophie Thomson. Concern about honey bee decline and pollination issues and says native bees are better pollinators than honey bees. Also –…

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Buzzing around at Taronga Zoo – Video

  Melissa from Sydney Stingless Bees visits Taronga Zoo to visit the Backyard to Bush exhibit to out check their Australian stingless Bee hive. Melissa meets Elio to find out why Taronga Zoo keeps Bees and James an Entomologist to…

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