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Canberra Region Beekeepers Field Day

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free
Come along to our major field day event for 2019.  The day includes demonstrations of beekeeping (both native and honeybees) as well as honey sales and beekeeping gear vendors.  We will even have locally produced honey mead to drink (to release your inner viking)!
10:00 –  Official opening (Organizing ambassadors and ACT Gov)
10:30 –  Mark Page – Bee Biosecurity Officer (surveillance) NSW DPI
11:30 –  Flow Hive & Langstrogh hive demo
1:00  –  Native Bees with Peter Abbott/Alan Wade/Cormac Farrell
2:00  –  Biosecurity & Sentinel Hive Demo – Mark Page, NSW DPI and Christine Joannides
3:00  –  Apiary Tour, talking through hive types – Alan & Apiary Team
4:00  –  Close and pack-down

A limited number of bee suits will be available on the day.  If possible please bring your own, and wear long pants & closed shoes.

The Canberra Region Beekeepers are hosting an exciting and fun-filled field day at Jerrabomberra Wetlands training apiary and would like Canberra to come along and help celebrate. This is our major field day for the year, and is free to everyone.  Last year we had over 500 people attending

There will be:
• A huge variety of stalls and activities for the whole family including ‘hands on’ demonstrations of beehive management, as well as specialist suppliers of beekeeping equipment.

• A selection of food and drink from around Canberra, showcasing the growing local food movement

• Bee-friendly plants for sale to turn your garden into its own pollinator paradise.

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Date:
March 9
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Jerrabomberra Wetlands Apiary
2 Dairy Road Fyshwick
Canberra, 2609 Australia
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