Promoting sustainable beekeeping in Woodend and surrounding areas

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The Woodend Bee-Friendly Society is a working group of the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group that seeks to promote the sharing of knowledge about beekeeping between aspirants, novices, and experienced beekeepers in Woodend and surrounding areas.  Woodend, Victoria, has a distinctive climate with long, cold winters and relatively short summers.   The main aim of this Society is to promote best practices for sustainable beekeeping in the local area. DSC_0020We meet every third Sunday 3-4.30pm at the Woodend Neighbourhood House. Contact: David Gormley-O’Brien on 0408 578 032 or woodendbees@gmail.com

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WBFS Bee-handling Course on October 15th

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Session 1 11am – 12.30pm

1. 100 Dons Road, Newham

Instructor : Jim Sansom 0427 290 012

Participants :

Janet Barker

Kate MacRae

Jack Anticich

Fiona Benson

2. 294 Ashbourne Road, Woodend

Instructor : Samantha Rixon 0428 465 792

Participants :

Kerrie Ritchie and partner

Margaret Thornell

Shaun Brennecke

3. 16 O’Brien Crt, Woodend

Instructor: David Gormley-O’Brien 0408 578 032

Participants :

Chris Bessell

Wolfgang Merl

Ellie Martin

Alinta Bradley

4. 191 Millers Lane, Hesket

Instructor : Emma Collins 0431 994 362

Participants :

Roger Cameron

Robin Allen

Jane Elliott

Rebecca Montessori

Instructor : Paul Green 0437 751 120

Participants :

Adrian Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell

Candice Baker

Jennifer Clarke

Instructor : Nev Spiers 0417 117 151

Participants :

Menno Stassen

Matthew Kelcey

Tom Sparrey

Marion Swindon


Session 2  1.30pm – 3.00pm

1. 100 Dons Road, Newham

Instructor : Jim Sansom 0427 290 012

Participants :

Anthony De Fazio

Jann Griffin

 

Instructor : Samantha Rixon 0428 465 792

Participants :

Hinalei Johnston, partner and child

Tony Strupl

2. 56 Blackmore Road, Woodend

Instructor: David Gormley-O’Brien 0408 578 032

Participants :

Stephen Nangle

Vanessa Henderson

Ian Rennie

Sue Barker

Instructor : Nev Spiers 0417 117 151

Participants :

Pauline Gifford

Chay Granger

Phil Owen

Dez Schepers

3. 191 Millers Lane, Hesket

Instructor : Emma Collins 0431 994 362

Participants :

Christine Beck

Grant Beck

Peter Marshall

Alyce Babauskis

Instructor : Paul Green 0437 751 120

Participants :

Kerry Whyte

Gordon Whyte

Natalie Doran-Browne

Alex Carrel