Tag Archives: Blue Banded bees

Building homes for birds and bees

  By: Michael Fox Kids and mud … always a winning formula. Jake Slinger and I led a Pollinator Link® workshop for the Nature Rangers at Downfall Creek Bushland Centre yesterday. Australia has over 2,000 species of solitary native bees. Solitary bees … Continue reading

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Creating Native Bee Homes

by Sandra Tuszynska I have recently had the pleasure of being a part of a workshop that involved creating homes for solitary native bees, at the Woodford Planting Festival. It was really inspiring to see people come together to create homes … Continue reading

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Tomatoes need the Blue Banded Bee Buzz

By Sandra Tuszynska Australia has over 1500 identified native bee species. Only about 16 of these are social bees, living in extended family systems. The rest are solitary or semi-social bees and they are essential pollinators of native plants as well as food crops. … Continue reading

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