During the month of October and into early November PNB contributions, workshops and events will have a spot light on native bees.

"If bees were to disappear from the globe, humankind would only have four years left to live."
 - Albert Einstein

If you want to find out more, how important bees are in our ecosystem and key for pollination and biodiversity come to some of our events listed below. 

 

THE MONTH FOR THE BEES:

 

OCTOBER 23 QUEEN OF THE SUN FILM SCREENING, Thursday 7:15pm 

What are the bees telling us? This ground breaking film takes us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive. 

Lakeview Room, Narrabeen Tramshed, 1395 Pittwater Rd Narrabeen. Entry by donation of $5 for members and $8 for non-members. Contact: frank@engagecommunication.com.au

 

OCTOBER 26 BROOKVALE SHOW from 9am 

Brookvale Oval, Brookvale

The annual Northern Beaches Agriculture show gets off to a fine start with a sustainability section this year.  PNB will have an interactive stand and we will also have two honey bee, bee keepers to assist us. To help out please contact PNB events team leader: caro.ryan@hotmail.com

 

NOVEMBER 8, 2pm - 4:30pm

NATIVE BEE WORKSHOP WITH ALLYSON APT

at KIMBRIKI ECOHOUSE AND GARDEN, TERREY HILLS

Learn more about native bees and how integral they are for our biodiversity. Learn how to split hives and care for our native bees. Places are limited so please book $20 for non-members, $15 for members. 

 

We also have an active native bee project team in PNB for further information please contact: Dan at dlssld@hotmail.com

 

WARRINGAH PRIMARY SCHOOL NATIVE BEE ART COMPETITION OCT-NOV

Two primary schools in Warringah will win native bee hives to be well cared for in their school grounds.  The art competition will be judged in early December. If your childrens' or friends' school/s would like to be involved please contact:kiri@backyardinabox.com.au

 

FAIR FOOD WEEK

From this Friday October 10 -19 marks Fair Food Week which this year celebrates the International Year of the Family Farmer. Activities across Australia are on the website: www.fairfoodweek.org.au  they include workshops, farm tours, community garden tours and film nights.

 

For the bees!

- PNB Committee

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