Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


2000, Mirco Berenbrinker, Study Of Endemic Flora, New Caledonia

New Caledonia — Refuge for the last dinosaurs on earth by Mirco Berenbrinker On the 18th of August 2000, one Kew Diploma student set out on a journey that would take more than a month to complete —…

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2000, Alys Fowler, Study Of Grass Roots Community Projects In New York

Grass-roots community projects in New York by Alys Fowler In June 2000 I travelled to New York to study community outreach programmes. I had previously lived in New York for a year before coming back to London to…

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2000, Course 35, Field Trip To Andalucia

Andalucia 2000: A report of the Course 35 Field Trip hosted by Reading University 23rd March – 6th April 2000 by Christopher Weddell Shortly before Easter 2000, and with the majority of the Diploma Course completed, ten…

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2000, Graham Burgess, Study Of Nymphaeas Including Visit To Claude MonetÆs Garden, Giverny, France

Nymphaeas by Graham Burgess After years of sitting on the Kew Guild Committee and hearing first of the many creditable awards and then the comment, “Does everyone know the facility is available to all Kewites, not just students?”…

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1999, Helen Brent, Study Of Native Bulbs, South Africa

Study tour of South African bulbs By Helen Brent In September 1999 I arrived at Cape Town, South Africa, to begin a 12 day study tour relating to the study of South African (S.A.) bulbs. There are so…

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1999, Bernd Mengel, Study Tour, Endemic Bulbous And Herbaceous Plants Of Turkey

In search of endemic bulbous and herbaceous plants of Turkey by Bernd Mengel From the 1st to the 22nd of May, 1999 I studied the Turkish flora from northwest to southwest Turkey. In Istanbul I had the opportunity…

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1999, Christopher Weddell, Study Tour, British Virgin Islands

An account of a travel scholarship to The British Virgin Islands By Christopher Weddell In June 1999 I arrived in Road Town, Tortola, to begin a five week study tour. I proposed to spend most of my time…

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1999, Claudia Heidieker, Study Tour, Irkutsk Botanic Garden And Lake Baikal, Siberia

Travel scholarship to Lake Baikal, Siberia 26th June to 24th July, 1999 By Claudia Heidieker It was always going to be an adventure. And an adventure it was, from staying with Russian students under field conditions (“Running…

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1998, Louise Allen, Fifth International Botanic Gardens Conservation Congress, Kirstenbosch,South Africa

Flowers, flowers and even more flowers By Louise Allen In September 1998 I visited South Africa where I attended the Fifth International Botanic Gardens Conservation Congress at Kirstenbosch. Prior to the Congress, I took part in a pre-congress…

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1998, Patrick Garton, Study Tour, Southwestern United States

Study tour to the Southwestern United States By Patrick Garton The duration and time of year of one’s travels can significantly determine what regions of the globe are most suitable for botanical exploration. I was able to get…

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