Pests

  • Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), Crown Copyright

    Learn about Asian hornets with Bee Biosecurity Officer Rebecca Laws

    12/02/2021 – 8:44 am As the Bee Biosecurity Officer for Queensland, I keep my eyes peeled for bee pests and diseases when I am undertaking demonstrations or hive checks. More importantly though, I educate beekeepers throughout Queensland on the pests and diseases that they should be looking for in their own hives and how to identify them. Asian hornets […] Read more
  • NSW Bee Biosecurity Officer update December 2020

    15/12/2020 – 12:14 pm In this update, NSW Bee Biosecurity Officer (BBO) Rod Bourke provides an overview of his main activities since March 2020. It’s fair to say that I have found the last seven months to be about the weirdest time in my life, and there has been a lot of uncertainty that has made it tough for […] Read more
  • Victorian Bee Biosecurity Officer update November 2020

    03/11/2020 – 4:26 pm This update provides an overview Victorian BBO Ally Driessen’s main activities since mid-2020 Read more
  • Bee biosecurity webinar recordings now available

    19/10/2020 – 9:18 am Earlier this year, Queensland Bee Biosecurity Officer Rebecca Laws presented a series of webinars covering a wide range of bee biosecurity topics like how to check your hive for pests and diseases. The webinars were recorded and are now available to watch on the Biosecurity Queensland YouTube channel and below. Ants, waxmoth and hive beetle This […] Read more
  • Queensland Bee Biosecurity Officer update

    22/07/2020 – 11:30 am This update from the Queensland Bee Biosecurity Officer Rebecca Laws gives an overview of her main activities since early 2020.   Bee Biosecurity Roadshow During February, I took to the road to deliver the Bee Biosecurity Roadshow to spread bee biosecurity messages throughout Queensland. Travelling up the coast from Brisbane to north Queensland, I visited […] Read more