Backyard Beekeeping – Sat, 25 Feb 2012, 9.30am – 4pm


We have all heard that the Honeybee is fighting for survival and is at risk of becoming a worldwide endangered insect. Honeybee are critically important for our food security.

Walter Kohler (Ass. Dip. Horticulture) will be conducting this one-day workshop. He is an experienced beekeeper and has conducted several courses on the subject over the years.

This workshop is for anyone who is interested in keeping bees, making honey and helping with the natural cycle of crop pollination. It is ideal for small-scale enterprises and domestic backyard beekeepers. In the one-day course you will learn:
• how to start working with bees in a natural, organic way
• new ways to keep bees healthy
• about the biology of bees
• ways of working together with bees for our mutual benefit
• the different ways of housing bees
• the costs and materials required for setting up a beehive
• how to build all the necessary equipment
• about the wonderful products that bees can make for you.

Cost: $75 includes morning tea (please bring your note pad, pen and lunch). 10% of the course fee will go to the SAGE project.

Where: 33 Yarimup Place, Moruya

When: Saturday, 25 February 2012, 9.30am – 4pm, Moruya

Enquiries: Please call Walter Kohler on 02 4474 3971 or Sandra on

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