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CELEBRATE POLLINATOR WEEK WITH THE KURRAJONG-A-BUZZ FESTIVAL

The Super Pollinators is excited to celebrate Pollinator Week 2017 by being part of the Kurrajong-a Buzz festival on November 19th. The festival promises to be a lot of fun with stalls, demonstrations, bee experts, [...]

Countdown to Spring!

Balgowlah North had a visit from The Super Pollinators to support their 10-week program about bees. In the process we made 98 bee hotels – that’s a fantastic contribution to bee habitat for the northern [...]

The Life Cycle of Bees

Did you know that the leaf cutter bee cuts little leaf blankets for her babies? Are you aware that the resin bee secures her nest with a toffee like door? How about that the carpenter [...]

HUMAN IMPACT ON POLLINATORS – Stage 3

Year 5 and 6 at Northcross Christian School, North Ryde wrapped up their unit on the Human Impact on the Environment with a visit from The Super Pollinators. We were happy to tailor this incursion [...]

FROM TREE TO B & B – Where our kits come from

We are acutely aware of minimising our impact on the environment in bringing our B & B's to the bees. Our bamboo is harvested by us and by hand (yep - really hard work!) from [...]

MUDDY FUN!

Whoever thought making mud could be educational? The Super Pollinators workshop offers mud bricks for our native blue-banded bees. Students love mixing the mud and placing it into a mould which when hardened becomes a [...]

Biggest bee in the world?

We are excited to introduce a new member to The Super Pollinators crew - a giant Blue-banded bee! Students have been thrilled to pat Buzzy and check out her beautiful wings, crazy tongue and make [...]

BEEutiful!!

Check out this installation of The Super Pollinators bee hotels at Berrima Public School! They look fantastic! Build it and they will come…..

YEAR 1 STUDENTS GET BEESY

A visit to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Wentworthville, saw 59 students in year 1 have a beesy day learning about their local pollinating heroes. But the day was about more than wrapping up the [...]

WHAT A BUZZY YEAR!

We have been buzzing about and met so many wonderful bee enthusiasts. Visiting Berrima primary school was a treat – but don’t be fooled by the historic façade – they have a state of the [...]