Trees for Bees NZ
Smart planting for healthy bees
Star Performers Factsheets (29 Sep 2016)
Our new series of fact sheets about the best of the best bee plants that will maximize nutrition benefits for your bees.
The 2nd Eastwoodhill Trees for Bees Conference presentations (04 Sep 2014)
Presentations from the second Trees for Bees Conference 2014
The Second Eastwoodhill Arboretum Trees for Bees conference (08 May 2014)
The second conference has a dual focus. Linda Newstrom-Lloyd presents the applications of her research, and as many new species have been added to the database of valuable bee plants, the practical aspects of tree choice is also a focus of this year’s conference.
Preliminary results: pollen protein and plant flowering times (17 Feb 2014)
Flowering plant lists and protein results available for download.
Trees for Bees overview (13 Aug 2013)
An overview of the Trees for Bees programme that sees bee friendly trees and shrubs planted on NZ farms to support our important bee population
Eastwoodhill Trees for Bees conference presentations (26 May 2013)
Video presentations from the Trees for Bees conference at Eastwoodhill Arboretum
Eastwoodhill Trees for Bees Conference (26 Apr 2013)
The first annual Eastwoodhill conference has a core focus on the Trees for Bees research currently being conducted at the arborteum.
Looking at trees at the Eastwoodhill Arboretum (06 Sep 2012)
There's good news for famished bees in New Zealand, a pollen biologist has found a honey pot of potential food for them. John Watson reports.
Protein pollen research for bees (01 Jul 2011)
Dr. Linda Newstrom-Lloyd talks about the 'Trees for Bees' programme, which has been established by the Federated Farmers Bee Industry Group. (Web link)
Farmers foot the bill to maintain bee pollination (17 Jun 2011)
The Press (PDF File, 198.5 KB)
Bee management critical (01 Mar 2011)
Countrywide article (PDF File, 279.1 KB)
Helping the Bees (01 Feb 2011)
Countrywide article (PDF File, 117.5 KB)
Pollination - what's happening in your garden? (12 Mar 2009)
Dr Linda Newstrom talks about amazing relationship between plants and insects in your garden. Recorded 12 March 2009 at Ellerslie International Flower Show.