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wonder of the waggle dance

Video: The Wonder of the Waggle Dance

A peek at the wondrous Waggle Dance, as narrated by the inimitable David Attenborough. If you were switched on the...
feeding honey bees sugar syrup

Feeding Honey Bees Part 1: Getting Sweet with Sugar Syrup

While honey bees have mastered the art of producing and storing honey for their survival, supplementary feeding is practised by...
beehive removed from Perth Mint

Perth Mint Calls in a Beekeeper to Rescue Resident Beehive

After a decade long residence in a chimney at heritage listed The Perth Mint, a beehive has been re-homed by...
Commercial Apiary Sites interview Andrew Morcom

Commercial Beekeeping: Andrew Morcom on Securing Apiary Sites and Working Bees on Australian Natives

Andrew Morcom of The Bee Saver and AC8 Apiaries chats about the hard work he puts in to secure commercial...
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Feeding Honey Bees 2: Bee Pollen for Feeding Honey Bees

What is Bee Pollen and Why Does it Matter? According to Fat and Skinny Bees - a manual on honey...
Honey Bee Industry Council RFA logging

Update: Regional Forrest Agreement Rolled Over in WA, Honey Bee Industry Council Releases Statement Backing Agreements

As WA environmentalists are reeling over the rollover of the state's Regional Forrest Agreement, the Honey Bee Industry Council backs...
feeding honey bees pollen sugar syrup

Feeding Honey Bees Part 4: When Should I Feed My Bees?

How to know when to feed your honey bees pollen supplements or sugar syrup. Feeding honey bees sugar syrup and/or...
Bee bread will be made from this colourful bee pollen packed into comb through a process of fermentation

All About Bee Bread: The Fermented Bee Food

What is Bee Bread? For anyone new to beekeeping, hearing that bees make 'bread' may conjure some amusing images. Can...