KYNETON woman Claire Moore has been recognised for an idea addressing a decline in bee populations.
She is one of three Victorian finalists for the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, which recognises women’s inspirational ideas to support communities.
Ms Moore wants to breed a genetically diverse range of queen bees that can adapt to a variety of climates. Other finalists include:
The Victorian winner will be announced at an upcoming ceremony and will receive a bursary of $10,000 to implement her project. The national winner will be announced at an award ceremony in Canberra in September.
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