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Abuzz about native bees

Where:
Lancefield Mechanics Institute, 4 The Crescent, Lancefield VIC 3435(See map)
Topic:
Environmental
Audience:
All welcome
Cost:
Free
Bookings:
Required

Come along and hear about native bees as important crop pollinators, what sort of habitat our native bees require and bee friendly farming.

Australia has over 2,000 species of native bees, all have an important role in our natural ecosystems, but research is also being done on the value native bees could offer our agricultural landscapes too.

Speakers

Dr Julian Brown (Melbourne Uni)

Native bees in the landscape and interactions between plants and pollinators and supporting native bees in agricultural and urban landscapes. Varroa mite update.

Yolanda Hanusch (PhD candidate)

Bee friendly farming through habitat and floral restoration and floral usage of pollinators in orchards.

Dr Mark Hall (Ecologist, City Greater Bendigo) and John Walter (Upper Campaspe Landcare Network)

Linking pollinators, people and places: How the pollinator corridors project is promoting important bee habitat through research, Landcare and citizen science

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