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The Second Eastwoodhill Arboretum Trees for Bees conference

Event Name The Second Eastwoodhill Arboretum Trees for Bees conference
Start Date 9th May 2014 8:30am
End Date 10th May 2014 5:00pm
Duration 1 day, 8 hours and 30 minutes

The second Eastwoodhill Trees for Bees conference has a dual focus. Trees for Bees research just completed by Dr Linda Newstrom-Lloyd at the Eastwoodhill National Arboretum near Gisborne will be discussed and the applications of her research will be presented at several demonstration farms in the area.

As many new species have been added to the database of valuable bee plants, the practical aspects of tree choice is also a focus of this year’s conference. The multiple benefits of planting high quality pollen resources to increase bee numbers, while meeting complementary goals such as planting for economic gain, erosion control, riparian protection or manuka honey harvesting will be covered. Planting good bee forage will help to improve bee health, ensure reliable pollination services and sustain profitable honey harvesting.  

Conference presentations (video series).