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Build a bee hotel

Enjoy a hands-on workshop | 3 Oct - 14 Oct | 8 sessions

Build a bee hotel

Learn how to make a bee hotel for solitary bees using simple materials in this fun hands-on workshop. Join Matthew and Juliet Middleton from Beezotted to build a bee hotel with compacted earth.

See examples of bee hotels and find out how to make these at home with thin bamboo, hollow vegetation, soft wood, hard wood, sand and clay. Discover the difference between native solitary bees, native stingless bees, and introduced European bees. View up close the inner workings of a stingless beehive.  

All materials supplied to make a compacted earth bee hotel to take home.

$5 per person. Registration essential. Ages 16 and over.

No refunds unless Sunshine Coast Libraries cancels the event.

All sessions are sold out.

LibraryDate and Time Registration
CoolumTuesday 3 October, 10.00-11.30amRegister
MaroochydoreWednesday 4 October, 10.00-11.30amRegister
CaloundraThursday 5 October, 10.00-11.30amRegister
KawanaMonday 9 October, 11.30am-1.00pmRegister
BeerwahTuesday 10 October, 10.00-11.30amRegister
NambourThursday 12 October, 10.00-11.30amRegister
KenilworthFriday 13 October, 10.30am-12.00pmRegister
MalenySaturday 14 October, 9.30-11.00amRegister

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