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Join us for a special event during pollinator week as we learn about the importance of native bees and other pollinators that play a vital role in food production and plant reproduction. This event will be an educational seminar-style presentation on everything BEES and pollinators by Dr Megan Halcroft.
Megan will give us an insight into the curious lives of native bees. You will learn about:
- The importance of bees and other pollinators in our gardens;
- Plant/bee co-evolution;
- Honey bees’ role in food security;
- The pollinator/bee crisis;
- Comparison of native social bees (honey and stingless bees);
- Comparison of native solitary and semi-social bees; and
- How to support native bee populations in our backyards.
Following the talk, you will have the opportunity to explore the gardens at the Sustainability Hub and see how many different species of pollinators you can can spot at work in the garden.
This workshop is free for Blacktown City residents. If you are not a resident then please phone us on 98396055. Places are limited at booking is essential. If this workshop becomes booked out your name will be put on a waitlist and we will contact you if a spot becomes available.
This workshop is not suitable for children under 15 yrs.
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Blacktown City Council - Sustainability Events
The Sustainable Living Workshop series is run by Blacktown City Council.
These workshops are available for residents within the Blacktwown City Council area. Please be aware that bookings open approximately 6-8 weeks in advance of each workshop. New workshops are announced on this page, the I love Blacktown facebook page, and the Council website.
Please note some workshops and events have a fee associated with them. This will be listed on the event page.
Workshop places are limited. Booking is essential. You must register to attend a workshop either via eventbrite or by calling 9839 6055 during office hours.
If you do not reside within the Blacktown City Council area, you may still register but you will be put on a waiting list. You will be notified before the workshop if there is available space.
Some workshops may be postponed due to low numbers, or other circumstances. You will recieve a confirmaiton email 48hours prior to the event to confirm the workshop is going ahead.
Please contact us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend an event so places can be offered to others on a waiting list. Frequent non-attendance at events may result in events being cancelled and individual bookings being refused or given lower priority booking status.
Unless specified, these workshops are not suitable for children under 15yrs.