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

  • 12 Apr, 2018Presentation on Native Stingless Bees on the Sunshine Coast

    Tim will be talking on Native Stingless Bees, Thursday 12th April 2018, 7pm to 8pm at the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary at Sports Road, Bli Bli. RSVP to mwssgi@gmail.com

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  • 12 May, 2018​Butterfly & Other Invertebrates Club Meeting. Tim Heard will speak on "Australia's stingless bees, flagships for insect popularisation"

    Butterfly & Other Invertebrates Club Meeting

    Saturday 12th May 2018 commencing at 10 am.

    Dr. Tim Heard will speak on "Australia's stingless bees, flagships for insect popularisation" .

    Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre, 149 Acacia Rd, Karawatha QLD.

    Morning tea will be provided.

    If attending, please respond to: Dawn Franzmann (ph 3325 3573; 0419 786 369 email berndawn@gmail.com

  • 30 Jun, 2018Two talks at the 3rd Australian Bee Congress, Gold Coast

    Two talks, including one keynote address, at the 3rd Australian Bee Congress, Gold Coast. Attendance requires registration at the conference.

    Time: 9.00am – 9.40am

    Title: Managing stingless bees for crop pollination, playing to their strengths and weaknesses

    Time: 2.50pm – 3.10pm

    Title: Stingless bees for research, education, pets and nature ambassadors

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

  • 17 Apr, 2018Keeping native stingless bees, Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane

    Keeping native stingless bees

    Tuesday 17th April 2018, 9am – 3pm

    Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Mt Coot-tha

    Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop, entomologists and professional educators, Dr Tim Heard and Dr Tobias Smith will teach you the basics of how to become a stingless bee keeper.

    Free but bookings essential. Phone  Mt Coot-tha Library on 07 3403 2550 to reserve your place.

  • 21 Apr, 2018​Native bees and how to keep them, Coopers Plains Library, Brisbane

    Native bees and how to keep them

    Saturday 21 April 2018, 9am – 3pm

    Coopers Plains Library, 109 Orange Grove Road, Coopers Plains

    Free but bookings essential. Phone Coopers Plains Library on 07 3403 1530 to reserve your place.

    Are you interested in keeping native stingless bees for fun, honey production, conservation or pollination? During this full day workshop, experience either Dr Tim Heard or Dr Tobias Smith (entomologists and professional educators) teach you the basics of how to become a stingless beekeeper 

  • 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 

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