‘Meet the Bees’ Beekeeping for Beginners Open Field Day
Sunday 23rd October 2016 10am - 3pm Mirboo North Recreation Reserve - (Plenty of parking)
If you have been thinking about becoming a beekeeper don’t miss this opportunity to spend a day with experienced beekeepers and gain confidence working with a hive of bees. (If the weather is uncooperative there is a Plan 🐝!)
Demonstrations throughout the day *Opening hives and hive inspections *Catching swarms & swarm management *Honey harvesting *Bio-Security matters * Equipment
Protective Clothing If you wish to handle bees the minimum protective clothing needed is a hat, veil and gloves plus arms and legs/feet completely covered OR a beekeeping jacket or suit.
Special Speakers Daniel Martin - Leading Apiary Officer Agriculture Services & Biosecurity Operations - Regulation & Compliance Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources Agriculture Victoria & Newly appointed Bee Biosecurity Officer Jess Hartland
Entry: Adults - $10pp, Children - Free Food and Beverages will be available for sale at the venue Beekeeping wares will be for sale also
An A4 flyer is available HERE to view or print and distribute