Introduction to Beekeeping

This is an introductory course designed for those who are wanting to develop skills and confidence to manage bees and beehives either for personal development, or leading to further training in a Certificate III in Beekeeping, or an employment pathway. The course will comprise of both theory and practical sessions. Participants will learn about bee life cycles, identifying parts of the hive, hive construction, smoker operation, regulations and safety, pest and disease management, site assessment, bio-security, inspections, swarm prevention and honey extraction.

This course will run for six weeks held over four evening sessions and 2 daytime sessions

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Tuesday 9th – 30th Nov
(4 sessions).

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday 20th & 27th Nov
(2 sessions)

11:00am – 2:00pm.

Funded – $150.00
Conc – $130.00.
NCLC – 99 Melville Street, Numurkah


To Bee or Not to Bee – Flow Hive edition

An introduction to bees and beekeeping, with an emphasis on using the Flow Hive, for those considering introducing a beehive into their home garden. In addition to an overview of bee life cycles, seasonal behaviour and the importance of bees in our world, we will take an in depth look at the management and operation of a Flow Hive. Find out what is involved in becoming a beekeeper, including equipment, regulations and safety.

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Cancelled until 2022

7:00pm – 9:00pm

$30.00

NCLC – 99 Melville Street, Numurkah


Family Pollinator Picnic

You are invited to bring along your own picnic to enjoy at the Murray Avenue Community Garden to celebrate Pollinator Week. Learn how you can make your home garden more bee-friendly, meet local beekeepers and participate in the National Wild Pollinator Count.

Hosted by Bernie and Kim from The Art of Bee-ing.

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Sunday 14th November

12:00pm – 2:00pm

FREE

13 Murray Avenue, Numurkah