Genomics – James Hereward

Genomics of Stingless Bees – James Hereward The July meeting of the Australian Native Bee Association – Brisbane Branch was a little different as we were still dealing with Covid 19 restrictions. The presentation was broadcast live on Facebook, with around twelve members present at the meeting. James Hereward was guest speaker at the meeting […]

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Flavia Massaro – Bumble Bees

Nest Biology of Bumble Bees – Bombus sp – Flavia Massaro Flavia is a well known researcher in the Native bee community and gave a fascinating presentation to the Brisbane Branch of Australian Native Bee Association on her research on a few different species of Bumble Bees. We don’t have Bumble Bees on mainland Australia […]

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BNBC Meeting – Hive Exhibition

The Brisbane Native Bee Keepers Club filled the room with their annual Hive Exhibition at the Hut at Mt Cootha. (THECA) Doug Irvine was guest Judge and also displayed some of his boxes, honey frames and honey extraction process which he showed how he loads the honey frame in to a stainless steel case and […]

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Native Bee Club – Francisco Garcia

Photo: Francisco and Tim The secret life of males – Male reproductive behaviour in stingless bees Francisco was the guest speaker at the Brisbane Native Bee keepers Club for the October 2018 meeting. (since changed to Brisbane Branch of the Australian Native Bee Association) Francisco is researching male reproductive bevahiour in stingless bees in Australia […]

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ANBC2018 Field Trip

Above: Epic Selfie -Bus full of happy campers out for the field trip. Hive Exhibition The day started with a Native Bee Hive Box Exhibition at the house of Gene Rosser. The Gold Coast Botanical Gardens land was originally owned by the Rosser family and donated to the council. I had some of my boxes […]

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