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The Queen of bee research

When Wheen Bee Foundation founding director Linton Briggs AO was running the North Eastern Apiarists’ Association in the early 1960s he invited some of the

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Bee Friendly wines in the Margaret River region

Wayfinder in Western Australia’s Margaret River wine region has wider ambitions than simply creating a delicious drop in a bottle. Theirs is a long-term vision to integrate habitat conservation, environmental restoration, and organic certification for their vineyard and farm.

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Christmas Gift Guide

Here at Wheen Bee Foundation, we’ve got your Christmas shopping all sorted. We’ve collected a range of gifts produced by companies who have partnered with Wheen Bee Foundation this year, as Sponsors or Business Buddies.

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Tree Grants

BFF Partners, One Tree Planted and Flow Hive, have generously donated up to $100,000 for tree grants to support tree plantings on Bee Friendly Farming

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Bee Friendly Farming (AU) Handbook

Bee Friendly Farming

Bee Friendly Farming ® launched on 5th May. The BFF Scientific task force has met 3 times since then (twice with the US Scientific taskforce)

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Teachers Guide to Bees

Wheen Bee Foundation recently published a Teachers’ Guide to Bees. The Guide was developed in response to the 2021 Junior Landcare Grants that offered a

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Megachile macularis

Megachile macularis, a female leaf cutter bee carrying dry pollen grains in her scopal hairs. Photo by Laurence Sanders. Did you know, most native bees

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We Need Bees

In May we will once again celebrate World Bee day. The purpose of World Bee day is to raise awareness of the essential role bees

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Science Update

Landmark Study Shows Soil Pesticide Reduces Wild Bee Reproduction by 89% When you think of bees, a hive humming with activity probably comes to mind.

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AFMA New Partnership

Wheen Bee Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA).  The partnership will work together to encourage WE NEED

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