Native Bee Keeping Workshop 101

Learn about bee keeping


A Green Soul

A Green Soul

19k+
4.5 stars (118+)
Work-Shop

Work-Shop

4.9 (637)
19k+

2 hours Class size 1 to 40 label $60


In-person classes are permitted in Queensland, under the state government's guidelines

Your host, Work-Shop is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

Australia has over 1650 native bee species, all playing their critical part in our environment and ecosystems.

With the ongoing loss of habitat, and other threats to our wildlife, we all have a role to play in protecting our precious bees.

Learn about some of our most popular and beautiful native bees, and how to attract them into your garden with plants and insect hotels. You will also see inside a native stingless beehive and get to taste their amazing honey.

This course will cover both our native solitary bees and our stingless bees, and options for keeping them in gardens or even on decks and verandas.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get

  • Heaps of cool information on our amazing Australian Native Bees

  • How to build a native solitary bee hotel, or what to look for if buying one

  • A small bee hotel to get you going

  • What plants attract native bees

  • Information on native stingless bees and a look inside a hive.

  • Taste the amazing native stingless bee honey

  • Links to further learning resources


What to bring

  • Your love of bees!


Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
A Green Soul

A Green Soul

19k+
4.5 stars (118+)

Ian Driver is a Brisbane based Australian Native Bee Keeper and runs A Green Soul Native Bees.

Ian started his bee journey a number of years ago whilst turning his family life green, keen to make less of an impact on the planet and eat more home grown fresh food. But to grow food you need bees to pollinate! And so a native bee hive was bought for the garden and the obsession started!

Ian is on the committee of the Brisbane Branch of the Australian Native Bee Association and provides native bee products and services to customers though out South East Queensland. He also manages a number of hives in kindergartens where he runs education sessions for the students.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

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