SBS visited our apiary at Sutherland to film a short piece on beekeeping and Manuka Honey
About emmanuelEmmanuel has been beekeeping since 2013 and is an active member of the Illawarra Branch of the ABA. He has his own backyard apiary in Sydney's inner west, collects swarms, runs a small hobby website that sells honey and bee products called Save Our Bees and helps with the IT related tasks of our branch.
Two new course dates of Beekeeping for Beginners have been announced for early 2018.
Book Your Seat on the Bus to the Tocal Field Day 2017, there are only a few tickets remaining so book now!
A Friendly Reminder: If you have not collected your 2017 card it is waiting for you at the clubhouse.
Our Club will be hosting a stall at the upcoming Nareena Hills School Fete and we need you!
End of year BBQ Volunteers needed | Sunday 26th November 2017 Volunteers needed for the end of year BBQ on 26 November, (Sunday Field day) replacing the usual Christmas Party in 2017. If you can assist, please contact Janice with your details. Yes I can Help at the BBQ
It’s Swarming Season So We Discuss what to do | Sunday 29th October 2017 It’s Swarming season discussion on how and what to do. you can find more information on Swarm Collector’s Standards and Code Of Ethics on our website under the swarms menu item so we recommend you read and understand the standards listed.
Auction Sale Of Equipment From Bob Perkins' Estate Lifetime member and highly regarded within the beekeeping community Bob Perkins, was an innovator and craftsman in all beekeeping and queen rearing equipment. Bobs' equipment is well made and in very good condition. A donation from his estate of beekeeping equipment was made to the Illawarra
Our Monthly Newsletters and Reminders Some people have asked to see our past newsletters distributed by the mailchimp system. There is a full history of newsletters available and it's archived online. You can view any or all of these by clicking the button below. SEE OUR PAST NEWSLETTERS for 2017 HERE!
Bushcares’ Major Day Out A national day designed to encourage us all to take part in the restoration and maintenance of our remaining urban bushland. For this year's key date we will engage the wider community with our Bushcare Fair which will bring all our Bushcare partners together. This inaugural event will feature displays,