"Save the bees" has become an environmental catch cry – but with honeybees colonies on the rise, what bee species are in need of saving and how should we go about saving them?
This episode we chat with Dr Kit Prendergast about invasive bee colonies and their impact on Australia’s ecosystem. We also dive into Dr Prendergast’s research into bee hotels and their efficacy in helping support native bee populations in the backyard and bush.
You can find The Conversation article referenced in todays show here: https://theconversation.com/
And you can find the referenced research into bee hotels here: https://link.springer.com/
Image credit to Dr Prendergast: https://twitter.com/BeeBabette/status/1309777512587644929/photo/2
Phil Evans, Bec Horridge, Eiddwen Jeffery, Judith Peppard & Jacob Gamble