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Australian Native Bee Seminar

Australian Native Bee Seminar


Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living, 1 Mount Annan Drive, Mount Annan, NSW 2567, Australia


Saturday, 20 May, 2017 at 9.00am - 12pm

About Australian Native Bee Seminar

Australian Native Bee Seminar with Megan Halcroft (Powerpoint Presentation).

Saturday 20th May 9am-12pm

Includes: tea, coffee and refreshments

Seminar outline:
• Importance of pollinators / bees in our ecosystems.
• Plant / bee co-evolution = best pollinators.
• Honey bees’ role in food security.
• The pollinator / bee crisis.
• Compare Australia’s social bees (honey and stingless bees).
• Australian’s native solitary and semi-social bees.
• How to support native bee populations in our environment.

Description during the session:
The first half is about 1.5 hrs. We break for refreshments. Then the second session is mostly about solitary bees and how to encourage them, protect them, a brief description of how to build habitat for them and what to plant (food resources). There should be plenty of time for questions.

^Plus booking fee

Event Location: Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living, 1 Mount Annan Drive
Mount Annan, NSW 2567, Australia