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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Alex Derrick – ANBA Meeting

Kupae (Max Dillon) – Kombumerri Bees Kupae (Max Dillon) from Kombumerri Bees on the Gold Coast opened the meeting with a few stories about his people and culture. His Grandmothers people were from North Stradbroke Island and talked about their traditional ways where native bees could be utilised for tools and medicine, propolis could also […]

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ANBA Meeting BBQ – Dean Haley

Dean Haley generously hosted this months Australian Native Bee Association – Brisbane meeting at his place with around 40 people attending. Thanks to Ian Driver for manning the BBQ and also contributions from Geoffrey Dutton and the local butcher. Dean has an amazing yard with a great variety of native bee species and box designs, […]

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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

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 at […]

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