Backyard beekeepers needed to spy on native stingless bees

28 Jun 2022
Tetragonula carbonaria workers bees returning to nest entrance. Credit: Tobias Smith.

Scientists at The University of Queensland are buzzing about a new citizen science project investigating some of Australia’s native bee species in our own backyards.

Dr Gurion Ang and Dr Tobias Smith from UQ’s School of Biological Sciences are calling on citizen beekeepers to help observe native stingless bees, to better understand them and how their colonies reproduce.

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