You’re Invited To See The Native Bee Hotel Installed

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Blue banded bee02“. Licensed under GFDL 1.2 via Wikimedia Commons.

You’re Invited to BEE AWARE Native Bee “Hotel” Installation

  • Bee introduced to the new bee habitat for your local community garden.
  • Bee part of the activities & learn how native, solitary bees nest in the habitat.
  • Bee introduced to some necessary equipment.
  • Bee ready to bee Citizen Scientists.

Where: Blue Mountains Organic Community Gardens, Harold Hodgson Park, 10 Victoria Street, Katoomba

What day: Friday, 29th of August, 2014

What time: 10am


Bee Aware Native Bee SeminarWhat does a bee hotel look like? The bee hotel will be a lot like the one Megan is holding here, this one displayed at the exceptionally well attended native bee seminar in Leura.


Made from drilled hardwood and hollow plant stems, the bee hotel has spaces to suit Resin, Leafcutter, Reed and Masked bees. Megan will also place three rammed-earth blocks, particularly for Blue banded bees who prefer to drill their own homes.

Megan and Michael will be available to answer any questions you may have. Megan will bring everything we need to collect and study bees

No need to RSVP, just come along. And if you know anyone with an interest in native bees please invite them too.

If you’d like to keep abreast of new developments workshops or observation opportunities related to Bee Aware, please sign up here.


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