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Information Day on Native Bees

Promoting the value of native bees in our community.

When: Saturday October 26 from 9:30am – 3:30pm.

Where: Healing Centre, 18-26 Victoria Street Grafton.

  • Guest speaker Dr Ramina Rader Lecturer in Community Ecology (Plant-Animal Interactions) – School of Environmental and Rural Science from University of New England. Researcher in plant–animal interactions in natural and human-modified landscapes; the impacts of land-use change on biodiversity, pollination of blueberries by native & honey bees.
  • Native bee hive split / duplication demonstration.
  • Other guess speakers on Australian native bees, solitary bees, honey bees, plants suitable for bees & local gardens.

Lunch, tea & coffee provided.

Cost: Non members $40; members $10 (if joined before 18th October 2019); membership $20 per family per year.

Contact: Carol & Ken Faulkner 6643 3750; publicity officer Bronwynn Lusted 0427 690 971.

Facebook Group – Clarence Native Bees Landcare

Next meeting of Clarence Native Bee group – Thursday October 3 at South Grafton RSL Club 5:30pm.

Bronwynn Lusted