They keep hives from Beech Forest in the south, through Gellibrand, Kawarren, Barongarook and Colac as well as to the north at Beeac and Cressy and west to Cundare and Leslie Manor.
The bee family – queens, drones, workers and brood • The what, when, why and how of bees swarms • Attracting bees to your Otway’s garden/property • The right gear – beehives and equipment • Otway weather – happy bees, grumpy bees • Honey harvesting – cold spinning, flavour variation, keeping honey.
This is a fundraising event for Echidna House at Kawarren Reserve and numbers are limited. $20 donation (includes both sessions)
Money raised from the workshop will be used to replace major shade trees lost in a severe Otway’s storm during August 2020.