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Commercial Beekeeping Program

5 Bees Participants Announced

Wheen Bee Foundation is pleased to announce the names of 15 commercial beekeepers who will participate in the first intake of the 5Bees program that commences in April 2021. Benjamin

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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 Bee Bonus enabling schools to

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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 are solitary? Unlike honey 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 and other pollinators play in

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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 BEES markets to be held

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity that will take place on December 1st 2020 At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings

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Commercial Beekeeping Program

5 Bees

Building Better Beekeeping Businesses after Bushfire. Wheen Bee Foundation is pleased to announce a number of $18,000 scholarships are available for commercial Beekeepers in Australia. Initially, 14 scholarships are being

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