Native Bee Hotel
Native bees are often solitary critters that seek out little spaces within the natural environment to breed and develop their young. Through creating native bee hotels, with a mix of materials that the bees find suitable for the breeding process, people can encourage native bees into gardens.
Arboretum bee hotel podcast 16/09/2015
Waite Arboretum volunteer Terry Langham spoke to The Sound of Science about how he approached the design of the Native Bee Hotel on the site, what he has learned and the importance of newly installed interpretive signs. https://radio.adelaide.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Terry-Langham_Bee-Hotel.mp3
“You can see Dr Katja Hogendoorn and volunteer Terry Langham talking about the Waite Arboretum’s Native Bee Hotel in the children’s science program Scope which aired on Channel 10 on Saturday. The bee story is found 19 minutes 45 seconds into the program”.