This new Insect Study Centre has the following interactive features from the top down.
- COSY HAY LOFT – A chalet-style insect shelter and refuge from predators.
- BUG ZONE – Specially prepared bamboo nesting tubes for solitary bees and other over-wintering insects, including Ladybirds and Lacewings.
- OVER WINTERING ZONE – The second storey has open side access and an overwintering chamber ready to fill with bark, straw or leaves.
- INTERACTIVE BEE TRAYS – Slotted wooden interactive nesting trays for Mason bees, Leafcutter Bees and other insects.
Site facing south to the southeast in a sheltered area 1.0 – 2.0 metres high.
Made from FSC certified timber. To maintain the green finish, you may apply water-based green paint annually.
You may purchase replacement wooden tubes and paper beelining tubes for advanced bee management.
Dimensions: 800 x 290 x 265 mm
Materials: FSC timber
Colour: Natural wood and green
Special Features: Multi-layer, multi-species habitat