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Trees for Bees

Many farm forestry tree species provide nectar and pollen for bees to produce honey. This may be an additional benefit from other uses like timber production, shelter, soil conservation or riparian plantings.

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Planting Promising Trees to Nourish Honey Bees

Trees for Bees New Zealand has recently shared the video footage of the Second Eastwoodhill Trees for Bees 2014 Conference. A four hour online resource, it is full of information on bees and beekeeping in New Zealand, research at Eastwoodhill on high-protein pollen sources plus many presentations on how planting choices can help improve the health of bees.

Click here for video footage from the Second Eastwoodhill Tree for Bees Conference 2014.



Author/source Date 

Summary of contents and
key words 

Available from 



Link to

Planting trees for bees 

Linda Newstrom-Lloyd 

NZ Tree Grower article, February 2013 


Back copies may be available 


Newstrom-Lloyd (2013)

See the Trees for Bees website for on-line resources 





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