Collingwood Children's Farm Apiary
When you want to experience the buzz of live bees in their hives, you can by visiting the Collingwood Children's Farm ApiaryThe apiary is jointly managed by beekeepers from the VAA Melbourne Section and Collingwood Children’s Farm.Its aim is to educate the public about bees and beekeeping, as well as providing beekeeping advice and practice to current and prospective beekeepers.It is open from 10:30 to 3:30 on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the months from September to May and on the last Sunday for June, July and August.To reach the apiary, go to the end of St Heliers St, Abbotsford, turn right along the bike path and walk approx. 300 metres (Melway 2D D10).The Collingwood Children's Farm Apiary is represented via the following channels:
World of Bees - websites
Maya the Bee"Biene Maja" (Maya the bee) has been the world's biggest cartoon series featuring bees and the insect world and has been shown on German TV in 104 20-minute episodes in the late 1970's. A great children educational program. Now a new animation film production of Maya the Bee has been released by Studio 100.You can download free wallpapers, play games or send free Maya e-cards, etc.HOBOS - For all who not only love nature but live nature.The Honeybee research website for students, parents, teachers, scientists and beekeepers. HOBOS is an internet platform where a living bee colony is observed multifaceted with the possibilities of the technological, digital world. Since 2006 bee expert Professor Dr. Jürgen Tautz has been developing HOBOS (Honey Bee Online Studies) as an alternative teaching method for schools. Bees equipped with micro-chips, the interior of a bee hive, as well as numerous measuring values of its environment (climate, vegetation, soil) can be monitored and kept track of from anywhere around the globe.