Nov 12
It’s census time for Australian pollinators, but they need your help

The inaugural Australian Pollinator Count will be held during Australian Pollinator Week this month, and community members across the country are being encouraged to take part. The Australian Pollinator Count is being launched with funding from Wheen Bee Foundation, and is supported by Count partners Earthwatch Australia, Australian Native Bee Association and Bees Business. Wheen […]

Nov 09
How to be an insect: the unsung human pollinators of Saving our Species

Not many people can say they’ve spent a day doing an insect’s work, but that’s exactly what Threatened Species Officers from the Saving our Species (SoS) program do by hand-pollinating threatened native orchids to help ensure their survival in the wild. One of the main reasons they use hand pollination is because many orchids depend […]

Oct 28
Celebrate our diverse pollinators with an extended week of action

Australian Pollinator Week launches next month and according to founder and native bee specialist Dr Megan Halcroft, it’s perfect timing. “For so many people, they’ve been at home with nothing else to do but be out in their backyards gardening,” Dr Halcroft says. “They’ve been adding more plants to their gardens and, often without knowing […]

Sep 23
New look for Australian Pollinator Week Unveiled

The Australian Pollinator Week online platform went live today, following a three-month program rebrand. With the goal of growing pollinator awareness and outreach activities across Australia, the event platform boasts a fresh new image for Australian Pollinator Week. “We wanted to develop a clean new look with a simple logo that could become synonymous with […]