Bees - Native stingless bees

Course details

Name:Native stingless bees
Description:Interested in native stingless bees? This comprehensive course covers the biology of bees from nesting to foraging and the importance of bees in natural systems. It introduces beekeeping skills for managing and propagating native bees, and the use of stingless bees for pollination and production of sugar bag honey.
Cost:$180 (GST incl.)
Course aims:To increase understanding and skills in native stingless bees
Learning outcomes:
  • Biology of native bees
  • Uses of stingless bees
  • Managing and propagating stingless bees
  • Sustainable extraction of sugar bag honey
Length:6 hours
Course program/structure:10.00am - 4.00pm
Resources and method of delivery:Mix of theory and practical (including sugar bag honey tasting)
Accreditation:This course is a non-accredited course
About the presenter:

This Workshop will be delivered solely by Dr Tobias Smith who is a native bee researcher, the founder of Bee Aware Brisbane, and a native stingless bee keeper (he also works with Dr Tim Heard, who is an ex CSIRO entomologist and long term stingless bee keeper with over 300 hives).

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course date
Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland) 14th Nov 2019


Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland)

14 Nov 2019

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