Tim Heard held a Native Bee workshop at the CREEC Environmental Centre at Burpengary. Ross brought along an old rotten log with a Hockingsi hive inside it and Tim demonstrated how to transfer the hive to a box.
Below, splitting the log apart to reveal the hive
Below, transferring the brood to the box
Below, placing the brood in the box and support the brood with other hive material
Below, sealing up some gaps with masking tape
Placing the hive entrance near the previous log hive so the bees gradually locate the new hive