Tag - save the bees

28
Aug

VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Stingless Bee

Did you know that there was such a thing as a Stingless Bee? Meet Tetragonula carbonaria, an incredible and unique Australian… In this latest episode of Back from the Brink, we look at how important Australian native bees are to our environment and our own existence. Stingless bees are small, shiny and black, and are found across …

30
Oct

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Adding brood to a budding box

Once again we join Natura’s Director, and resident native bee expert, Kieran to learn more about keeping and caring for native stingless bees. In this video Kieran, with some help from his young son, shows you how to extract brood from an established hive to transfer into a budding box to create a whole new …

25
May

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – How to make a hive seperator

Another great┬ávideo about how to care for a native bee hive. This time Kieran and his young son Beau show you how to make a hive seperator, along with how to install it and how it will benefit your own native bee hive. To see our other videos about our wonderful native bees take a …

27
Apr

VIDEO: Budding a native bee hive

Join Kieran and Bastian as they show you how to ‘bud’ a native bee hive. By budding a hive you can essentially create two hives from the one and so double the chances of survival for a settlement of native stingless bees that needs to be relocated due to clearing activities. If you would like …

23
Nov

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 2)

Welcome back to our video series all about the translocation of a hive of native stingless bees. This is part 2 of a five part series (click on these links to see Part 1,┬áPart 3, Part 4 and Part 5). In this video Kieran runs through what equipment he is preparing for the rescue and …

15
Nov

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 1)

Did you know that Australia has it’s very own native bees? They are much smaller and harder to spot than the traditional honey bees that have been introduced here, nor do they deliver the sometimes nasty sting that their Europen cousins do. In fact our native bees are a critically important part of the ecological …

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