Come along to a webinar from 10am-12noon (AEDT) on Thursday 12 NovemberĀ to learn about the contribution native pollinators and beneficial insects make to your farm and the environment, and what you can do on your property to encourage these important invertebrates.

Keynote speakers includeĀ Australian National University’s DrĀ Julian Brown and ProfessorĀ Saul Cunningham, who will discussĀ the role and habitat needs of native bees.

Wild Pollinator Count’s Karen Retra will discuss identifying wild pollinators and their role on your farm.

The webinar will include various breakout sessions:

  1. Insect identification with Karen Retra
  2. Integrated Pest Management in organic with Dr Paul Horne
  3. Indigenous planting to attract pollinators and beneficial insects with Kylie Robertson
  4. Native bees for crop pollination (berries) with Dr Julian Brown & Professor Saul Cunningham

There will be a Q&A to finish up.

PleaseĀ RSVP onlineĀ by Wednesday 11Ā November.

This project is supported by the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA (PPWCMA) through funding from the Australian Governmentā€™s National Landcare Program, the Victorian Government and Yulgilbar Foundation and in partnership with Western Port Catchment Landcare Network, Mornington Peninsula Shire, Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network and Wild Things.