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Powerful Pollinators Webinar

19 May @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Wheen Bee Foundation are hosting a FREE Webinar!

To Register click here

Join Lea Hannah Project Manager Powerful Pollinators, Dr Anna Carrucan, Second-generation beekeeper & botanist, ecologist and conservation agriculturalist and Dr Megan Halcroft from Bees Business, for a webinar to:

  • Find out how pollinators can play a role in healthy farm enterprises;
  • Discover how to encourage pollinator populations on your property;
  • Be introduced to our new planting guides and how they can be used on farm; and
  • Find out how to apply for tree grants that support pollinator habitat restorations.

Speaker #1 Dr Anna Carrucan

Dr Anna Carrucan, a second-generation beekeeper, with a PhD in botany, as well as a qualified teacher and educator, and science communicator.  Read more about Anna here.

Speaker #2 Dr Megan Halcroft from Bees Business

Dr Megan Halcroft began her PhD candidature at UWS in 2008, studying A. australis and their potential as an alternative (to the honey bee) crop pollinator. She has been looking at their foraging behaviour and energy expenditure, compared to other Australian stingless bee species. Read more about Megan here.

Speaker #3 Lea Hannah, Project Manager Powerful Pollinators

Lea Hannah is a pollination biologist fascinated by all aspects of plant-pollinator interactions and improving biodiversity within both natural and agricultural landscapes. Lea is a PhD candidate at Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University.  Read more about Lea here 

Bring your questions!


The Wheen Bee Foundation