ALW Events

Plants for life

Blaxland Community Centre NSW Blaxland

Saturday September 15th

Nuture a plant, share and care. Leave with a small gift of nature or for someone in need. Plants from our home or yours using household wares to be creative.

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Dates

  • Saturday September 15th

Times

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Venue: Blaxland Community Centre

Location: 33 Hope St, Blaxland NSW 2774

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Organiser: Trudie Weber

Phone: 0410 246 636

Email: trudieweber@bigpond.com

Beekeeping course

University of Newcastle Sydney NSW Sydney

Saturday September 15th

How much honey do you get from a beehive? Discover the many rewards of beekeeping with our beekeeping course. Find out how to harvest honey, the equipment needed and how to manage a hive, while the bees do most of the work for you. Learn how to render wax and make candles, soap and cosmetic creams. Honey tasting and comprehensive notes are provided.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this beekeeping course you should be able to:

  • Recognise different methods of beekeeping.
  • Locate and manage a beehive successfully.
  • Observe beekeeping regulations.
  • Harvest honey and render wax.
  • Describe various honey and wax products.
  • Identify various bee pests and diseases.

Content

The following content will be covered in this beekeeping course:

  • Introduction: Reasons for Beekeeping
  • Honey
  • Bees
  • Vegetation: Honey Flora
  • Regulations
  • Importance of Bees
  • Bee Acquisition
  • Bee Lifecycles and Tasks
  • Swarming
  • Beehive Location & Management
  • Honey Harvest: Demonstration
  • Beehive Products
  • Bee Health
  • Wax Render: Demonstration
  • Wax Products – Recipes
  • Beehives
  • Australian Native Bees

Intended audience

This beekeeping course would appeal to anyone interested in learning about the many benefits of beekeeping.

Cost

$168

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Dates

  • Saturday September 15th

Times

10am - 4pm

Venue: University of Newcastle Sydney

Location: 55 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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Organiser: University of Newcastle Sydney

Phone: 02 8262 6400

Website: sydney.newcastle.edu.au/course/BEES

Email: support@sydney.newcastle.edu.au