Events

If you want to learn more generally about bees, especially stingless bees and beekeeping, come along to half and full day workshops held in various venues in Qld and NSW. The workshops are a mix of photographic slideshows and practical sessions. You will learn how to divide hives and extract honey, and use the bees for pollinating your garden. Attendance price varies. Contact the organisers directly for details and to register. For images of workshops visit the Sugarbag Bees Facebook Page If you wish to know when the workshops details have been finalised and you are able to register, then like this page and receive posts. Please contact us if you would like us to give you a workshop, seminar, author talk, etc...

Seminars & Events

  • 23 Oct, 2017Author talk on Native Bees Belrose, Sydney, NSW

    Tim Heard will present an author talk on Native Bees

    Northern Beaches Council, Glen St Library at Belrose

    Monday 23 October, 6:30 – 8 pm. 

    Entry: $5. 

    Bookings at https://www.northernbeaches.ns...

  • 28 Oct, 2017Bee Open Day, Imbil Qld

    Sugarbag Bees will have a stall at the Bee Open Day

    Mary Valley College, Imbil

    10 am - 3 pm

    Celebrating all bees with talks, presentations, trade shows, displays, raffles, etc. 

  • 18 Nov, 2017Native bee talks for pollinator week at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens

    Tim Heard will present two native bee talks for pollinator week at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, one for adult and one for kids. 

    10.30 – 11.30am and 11.30 – 12.30 pm

Native bee workshops (including a mix of slideshows and practical sessions)

  • 22 Oct, 2017Native bee workshop at Sydney City council, NSW

    Native stingless beekeeping – full day workshop

    Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? Dr Tobias Smith will teach you the basics on how to become a stingless beekeeper. Adults $20 and concession $15.

    Sunday 22 October 2017

    9.30am–3.30pm

    Tote Building Function Room, 100 Joynton Avenue, Zetland

    Book now  https://whatson.cityofsydney.n...

  • 25 Oct, 2017Native stingless bees at Tocal College, NSW

    Native stingless bees at Tocal College

    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.

    Tocal College, 815 Tocal Rd, Paterson NSW 2421 

    Cost: $190

    25 Oct 2017, 10.00am - 4.00pm

    Register at:

    http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/content/agriculture/profarm/courses/native-stingless-bees

  • 26 Oct, 2017​Native Stingless Bee workshop, Wauchope NSW

    Native Stingless Bee Course

    Thursday 26th October 2017, 10am to 4pm.

    at The Wauchope Arts Council Hall, Oxley Lane, Wauchope.

    Presented by Dr Tim Heard

    Cost $40. Bookings can be made through Patrick McEntee, patrickmcentee18@gmail.com (preferably) or 0400 483305

  • 11 Nov, 2017Native Stingless Bee workshop, Gold Coast, Qld

    When: Tuesday, 11th November 2017, 9 am - 12 midday.
    Where: Robina, Gold Coast
    Presenter: Dr Tobias Smith
    Bookings 

    https://www.eventbrite.com.au/...

  • 12 Nov, 2017Keeping Native Bees Masterclass, Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen NSW

    Keeping Native Bees Masterclass

    Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 2 pm to 5 pm

    Presented by Tim Heard,

    Cost is $22 and includes a free copy of Tim Heards' book "The Australian Native Bee Book"

    Northern Beaches Council's Green Communities Event.

    Bookings Essential: https://www.northernbeaches.ns...

    1 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen NSW 2101

  • 12 Nov, 2017Introduction to Keeping Native Bees, Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen NSW

    Introduction to Keeping Native Bees

    Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Presented by Tim Heard,

    Cost is $22 and includes a free copy of Tim Heards' book "The Australian Native Bee Book"

    Northern Beaches Council's Green Communities Event.

    Bookings Essential: https://www.northernbeaches.ns...

    Coastal Environment Centre

    1 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen NSW 2101

  • 2 Dec, 2017Northey Street City Farm, Brisbane, Qld

    Native Stingless Bees Sustainable Living Workshops at Northey Street City Farm, 16 Victoria Street, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland 4030

    Dr Tobias Smith presenting Tim Heard’s workshop

    9am – 4pm, Saturday 2nd December 2017

    Cost: $100/$85 Health Care Card Holder  + Booking Fee. 

    For Bookings https://www.eventbrite.com.au/...

  • 19 May, 2018Native Stingless Bee workshop, Gold Coast, Qld

    When: Saturday, 19 May 2018, 9 am - 12 midday.
    Where: Robina, Gold Coast
    Presenter: Dr Tobias Smith
    Bookings 

    https://www.eventbrite.com.au/...