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December 10, 2019

The novelty of the Bee TV's were popular as an accomodation concept. Reality TV viewing at its best!! As a contributor of the Bee and Insect Hotel category the old retro TVs looked quite showy displaying the different nesting materials and were a good representation of...

December 10, 2019

For many months these wasps have been building their extraordinary mud breeding chambers on my outdoor work bench often alongside me as I work there also.

They are not too concerned with my presence, I guess they have become used to the partnership of the space although...

August 16, 2019

As a matter of urgency, utalising an old unwanted wardrobe with the panels and doors easily removed, a safe place is created for the vegatable garden plants which is ravaged by the local hares, kangaroos and possums. The foraging ground for the bees and insects is  pro...

March 26, 2019

We're busy as bees working on our retreats! New blog posts will be coming in the near future so stay tuned! If you would like you can subscribe to our newsletter for new designs, interesting articles on native bee preservation and stories of the fun we have putting tog...

Cleveland District State High School selected one of our native bee and insect retreats to add to their display which showcased the school environmental initiatives involved in the Dr Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots program held in June 2017.

Forbees Retro Retreats were v...

An ABC News report highlighting the artistic concept of the most ideal way we are displaying the natural materials used to attract the native bees and insects.

Crinkling News is an interactive publication aiming at the 7 - 14 yrs age group readers. Our Retro Bee TV's have been utalised as an opportunity to give a basic understanding of the importance of providing safe habitat for native bees.

We are excited to announce the For Bees Retro Retreats will be a feature at the upcoming Earth Day Festival at the Beaudesert Library on April 22! Full report available here:

February 21, 2017

We purchased our Jimboomba SE Qld 12 acre bush block and built our house in 1982. It was part of the original large holding from the 1850's ...

A large number of the old retro television sets donated to the For Bees project by Forbes McKail. 

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