Native bees sharing insect hotel

Just before Christmas 2019, on a fine warm morning, I was thrilled to find 3 species of native bee each creating a nest in the same insect hotel. These photos show a fire-tailed resin [...]

Native bees sharing insect hotel2020-08-15T21:03:52+10:00

Make Nest Boxes for Wildlife

I wanted to share these nesting boxes I made specifically for the greater, yellow-bellied and sugar gliders as well as eastern pygmy possums and smaller mammals. These were made to accommodate animals who have [...]

Make Nest Boxes for Wildlife2020-02-08T01:44:46+11:00

WELCOME TO MY NEW GUEST….

I have a very exciting new tenant in my insect hotel - a fire-tailed resin bee! She has been working for weeks collecting resources for her nest. While she is concentrating her efforts on [...]

WELCOME TO MY NEW GUEST….2020-02-07T22:37:00+11:00

Magnificent Minibeasts

Magnificent Minibeasts - Invertebrates are the backbone of the ecosystem! Invertebrates are endlessly fascinating and you never know what you might discover when you start looking. I was thrilled to meet this little fellow bumbling [...]

Magnificent Minibeasts2019-07-05T05:31:23+10:00

Art is a Buzz

Term 3 2018 has buzzed by with visits to schools all over the greater Sydney area. The workshops are pitched to student ability - from the super smart preschool kids at Sydney Grammar Prep School, [...]

Art is a Buzz2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

EVERY BUZZY HITS NEW HIGH

The Super Pollinators program offers three models to suit every budget. All models include the same dynamic presentation and display. In CLASS BUZZY, one hotel is made per class. In TEAM BUZZY, students work in [...]

EVERY BUZZY HITS NEW HIGH2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

What Does A Bee See?

What does a bee see? Hopefully a bee see's plenty of flowers providing nectar and pollen as it is flying about. But how does a bee decide to visit one type of flower rather than [...]

What Does A Bee See?2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

Protecting Our Bee Environment

Kids Connecting Nature visited St Canice's Primary School, Katoomba  recently to support them with their focus on protecting the bush environment. Though it was not a great day for bees - too chilly - it [...]

Protecting Our Bee Environment2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

Workshops at RBGS a huge hit!

The Calyx building – the spunky new addition to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney – has been buzzing lately with The Plan Bee Workshop seeing loads of enthusiastic punters making insect hotels to pop in [...]

Workshops at RBGS a huge hit!2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00

New for 2018!

We are always trying to make our incursions better and more even exciting. Hot off the press is this new model showing a carpenter bee nest. It joins our collection of cool preserved invertebrates, a [...]

New for 2018!2019-12-06T04:54:10+11:00
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