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Native bee habitat making workshop

Celebrate National Pollinator Week from Sunday 12 November to Sunday 19 November

Produced by the City of Sydney

Join an entertaining presentation on our wonderful native bees with Dr Megan Halcroft. The workshop will also involve a hands-on workshop in the second part of the morning. Participants will be able to take away their own native bee habitat creation (materials will be provided).

Pollinator Week acknowledges our important and unique insect pollinators during our southern hemisphere spring. It is a designated week when community, business and organisations can come together to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators and support their needs. Through group activities, community members can learn together as they help to support our pollinators.

About the facilitator

Megan Halcroft began her PhD candidature at UWS in 2008 studying Austroplebeia australis and their potential as an alternative (to the honey bee) crop pollinator. Megan was awarded her degree of Doctor of Philosophy in 2013. During her many and varied studies she has become more appreciative of the importance of diversity within our lives and our environment. Megan hosts the informative website www.beesbusiness.com.au as she is passionate about wanting to share her passion for bees, of all kinds, with other people and increase community awareness of their importance in our lives.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please note – when booking tickets you will be using a new booking system. You will be taken to a sign-up page and will need to create an account.

This workshop is sponsored by City of Sydney Urban Ecology.

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When

Sunday 12 November 2017 from 9am to 12.30pm

Where

Sydney Park
Sydney Park Road, Alexandria
A map will be sent out when you register to show you exactly where the outdoors workshop will be held.

Cost

Adult: $10.00
Concession: $7.50

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