World Bee Day 2022

The CRCHBP recently celebrated World Bee Day (20 May 2022) with a beautiful display at Murray St Mall!

This event was done in collaboration with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development and the Bee Industry Council of WA.

Snippets from the media:

“This day is all about raising awareness of the importance of bees and other pollinators,” Dr Barbour said.Researchers abuzz over World Bee Day celebrations (UWA News)

“When you look at honey production on a global scale, WA’s monoflorals are very rare. This is why we are working towards making affordable testing available for beekeepers to help provide evidence around the purity and source of their honey.” Hive five for bee research and protection during World Bee Day (DPIRD)

‘“WA has a thriving bee industry with approximately 4400 beekeepers – commercial and hobbyist – who own more than 53,000 hives,” he said.’Sweet displays on show at World Bee Day celebrations in Perth (Countryman)

Check out our Facebook page for more photos from the event!