Tag - stingless bees

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 …

19
Feb

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 5)

In this final video of our 5 part series on rescue and recovery of some native stingless bees Kieran talks about the progress of the hive once it was removed from the development site and how some unexpected challenges lay ahead for this little colony of bees. In case you missed them, click on these …

9
Jan

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – Rescue and recovery (Part 4)

In this video (part 4 of 5 videos) we watch as Mark and Kieran work together to cut the tree that contains a native bee hive so that it can be safely and carefully relocated away from the clearing works that would have otherwise have seen this hive destroyed. In this case the skilled work …

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 …

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