Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


1997, Laurie Scott, Travel Scholarship, Mine Reclamation And The Reintroduction Of Native Plants In Western Australia

Mine reclamation in Western Australia By Laurie Scott In 1997 I won a travel scholarship from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for a project I submitted as part of my Kew Diploma course work. My project, `Mine Reclamation…

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1997, Michael Kerr, Travel Scholarship, Belize

Biodiversity in Belize By Michael Kerr Belize is a comparatively small country of only 8,867 square miles, but what it lacks in scale it makes up in diversity. There is the rain-forested Cayo in the west, scrubby, marshy…

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1997, Neeth Abeygunawardana, Funding For M.Sc. In Horticulture At The University Of Reading

Funding for M.Sc. in Horticulture at the University of Reading By Neeth Abeygunawardana After I completed my three year Kew Diploma course in September 1997, I was fortunate enough to continue my horticultural education by gaining a place…

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1997, Patrick Garton, Study Tour, North East Brazil

<h1><b>Northeast Brazil, land of contrasts</b></h1> <h2>By Patrick Garton</h2> <p>Having visited Brazil for the first time in 1996 I was determined to go back and visit another region of this vast country, larger than the U.S.A. excluding Alaska. On August 6th…

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1997, Tammy Woodcock, Travel Scholarship, Costa Rica

Quest for Heliconias in Costa Rica, Florida and Barbados By Tammy Woodcock The quest began 15th June, 1997 in Costa Rica. The mission — to see as many Heliconias as possible and particularly Heliconia chartacea `Sexy Pink’, which…

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1997, Tanja Kramer, Travel Scholarship, Arizona

Travel Scholarship to Arizona By Tanja P. Kramer For my travel scholarship I visited Arizona for three weeks at the end of April to mid May in 1997. My main ambition was to learn about arid lands conservation…

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1997, Greg Mullins, Travel Scholarship, South Africa

A field trip for Encephalartos — the cycads of South Africa By Greg Mullins Three weeks hunting cycads in South Africa began at the beginning of September 1997 in the Transvaal region, now known as Mpumalanga, with a…

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1996, Louise Allen, MSc Social And Therapeutic Horticulture

Funding for MSc Horticulture at the University of Reading, specialising in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture By Louise Allen It would be easy at this point to outline my reasons for wishing to study for this course, but instead…

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1996, Neeth Abeygunawardana, Study Tour, SingaporeandMalaysia

The role of plants in urban Singapore and Malaysia By Upaneetha Abeygunawardana Between the July and August 1966, I visited Singapore and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur and Penang Island) for 24 days. My aim was to look at how…

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1996, Nick Biddle, Study Tour, Hawaii

A Study Tour of the Hawaiian Islands By Nick Biddle During the summer of 1996 I spent a month on a study tour of the Hawaiian Islands. I visited four of the eight main islands; Oahu, The Big…

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