Woodend Bee-Friendly society
Promote the sharing of knowledge about beekeeping in Woodend and surrounding areas.
Get in touch
For more information about the Bee-Friendly Society please contact Emma Collins on email@example.com
The Woodend Bee-Friendly Society seeks to promote the sharing of knowledge about beekeeping between aspirants, novices, and experienced beekeepers in Woodend and surrounding areas.
Woodend, Victoria, has a distinctive climate with long, cold winters and relatively short summers. One aim of this Society is to develop best practices for sustainable beekeeping in the Macedon Ranges.
The Bee Friendly Action group meets every third Sunday 3-4.30pm at the Woodend Neighbourhood House
We start off the first meeting of the year with an informal Q & A session. We are also interested to hear what topics you would like to be covered in the coming year.
The Woodend Permaculture Garden recently has received a large boost in honeybee pollination services from the Woodend Bee-Friendly Society.
Our last Woodend Bee Friendly Society meeting for the year hummed along beautifully today (18th November) with the room jam packed with 70 pople like a hive about to swarm.
The Woodend Bee-Friendly Society has recently acquired a powerful microscope for the detection of honeybee diseases, in particular Nosema, which has the potential to devastate local honeybee populations and thereby severely impact the pollination services so critical for many agricultural enterprises in the Macedon Ranges.
On 15th August, MRSG received $6,000 for an Events and Festivals Grant from the Macedon Ranges Shire Council to go towards the costs in running next year's Sustainable Living Festival in Woodend on 2nd March 2019.