About Abbie Mitchell

Abbie Mitchell is an environmental educator who specialises in providing workshops and resources to empower kids to be proactive in nurturing Australian biodiversity.

Build it and they will come!

I am often asked if bees really will live in these bee hotels. Well the answer is a definite YES! There are about 24 different bee species in the Sydney area that would love a [...]

Build it and they will come!2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

Term 4 2017- OUR BUZZIEST EVER!

This term has been the buzziest ever for Kids Connecting Nature. We kicked off with a holiday workshop for Hornsby Shire Council. Evolving from this I was thrilled to learn that one family that attended [...]

Term 4 2017- OUR BUZZIEST EVER!2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

KURRAJONG-A-BUZZ BIZ

What a great day! This exciting community event was a buzz of activity with stalls showcasing everything from honey to pollinator attracting plants. Kids Connecting Nature was thrilled to get in among the action with [...]

KURRAJONG-A-BUZZ BIZ2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

PLAN BEE: WORKSHOPS AT THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN SYDNEY

Kids Connecting Nature is honoured to be providing our Super Pollinators program to the brand new Calyx building in The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. From now until mid next year, the Calyx is celebrating pollination, [...]

PLAN BEE: WORKSHOPS AT THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN SYDNEY2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

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, [...]

CELEBRATE POLLINATOR WEEK WITH THE KURRAJONG-A-BUZZ FESTIVAL2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

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 [...]

Countdown to Spring!2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

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 [...]

The Life Cycle of Bees2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

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 [...]

HUMAN IMPACT ON POLLINATORS – Stage 32019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

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 [...]

FROM TREE TO B & B – Where our kits come from2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

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 [...]

MUDDY FUN!2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00