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Michael Church: The Roo Keepers

Michael Church, The Roo Keepers, Melbourne and Regional Victoria I don’t know about you, but if there was one thing I couldn’t get enough of as a kid it was animal-related activities. Excursions to wildlife sanctuaries, touch tanks at the aquarium...

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Peter Debicki: The Polish Beekeeper

Peter Debicki, The Polish Beekeeper, from Burrumbeet, Victoria, Australia It’s a strange phenomenon, but sometimes in life you repeatedly get drawn to a place and you are unsure why. People from that country or city seem to enter your life, time and...

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Daniel Curless, Curless Aussie Apiaries

Curless Aussie Apiaries, Lockyer Valley, Queensland. In a remarkable initiation into beekeeping, Queensland-based beekeeper Daniel Curless obtained his first ever hives in an unusual circumstance. “My first hives were found abandoned in a dry creek...

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Peter Gatehouse – Hill Top Hives

Peter Gatehouse from Hill Top Hives, South Gippsland, Australia. It’s quite uncanny, but there are many remarkable stories of transformation that centre on bees. It seems bees often enter someone’s life and a change in perspective. Even perhaps...

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Adrian O’Hagan – The Bearded Bee

This episode I sit down with Adrian O’Hagan from The Bearded Bee, Melbourne. When I first came across natural beekeeping, I knew I had found my place in the world. I love technology (when used for good and not evil) and new ways of adapting and...