Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


1994, Tim Upson, Botanic Expedition, Atlas Mountains, Morocco

An expedition to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco By Tim Upson Morocco offers an immediate and enduring fascination. Although on the doorstep of Europe, Its Islamic and traditional cultures seem a world away. Although intrigued to experience this…

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1994, Annette Wickham, Study Tour, Arboreta, USA

A study trip to the United States of America By Annette Wickham In March, 1994, I applied to the Kew Guild for funding for a study trip to the United States of America. My application was successful and…

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1994, Brigitte Laliberté, MSc In Conservation, Birmingham University

M.Sc. course at Birmingham – Desalination Project in Tenerife By Brigitte Laliberte. Agr. M.Sc. Four years ago I came from Canada to work in the Tropical Department of the Living Collection Division. As with most people coming to…

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1994, Clive Foster, Study Of Glasshouse Practices, USA

Report of visit to the U.S.A. and Canada to study the glasshouse management of five large public conservatories By Clive Foster In October, 1994, I travelled to the U.S.A. and Canada to study the glasshouse management of five…

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1994, Colin Parberry, Horticultural Techniques, Japan

Alpine and woodland flora studies in Japan By Colin Parberry Colin Parberry, third year student, returned in July from a six week visit to Japan, studying the alpine and woodland flora of Northern Honshu and Hokkaido, as well…

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1994, Fiona Dennis, Study Of Flora Of Klamath And Shasta, California

California – a study in diversity By Fiona Dennis I departed for California in June 1994, on a six week journey that was to both enrich my knowledge of America’s native flora and to broaden my horizons in…

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1993, Darrin Duling, Study Tour, Brazil

Studies in Brazil Darrin Duling, a second year Kew Diploma student, spent the Christmas holidays in the Macae de Cima Forest Reserve in Brazil. During daily excursions a wide variety of micro-habitats were encountered at 600 to 800…

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1991, Dusha Hayes, Orchid Studies, Papua New Guinea

Report of a study visit to mountain cloud forest in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil By Dusha Hayes (R.B.G. Kew Orchid Unit) In October 1991, I was sponsored by the Stanley Smith Trust, R.B.G. Kew, Kew…

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1991, Madeleine Groves, Study Tour, Carnivorous Plants In South West USA

Sarracenias as American cut flowers By Madeleine Groves With generous funding from the Tom Arnold Bursary and the Bentham-Moxon Trust, I was able to return to the Atlanta Botanical Garden on a six month internship to continue my…

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1991, Sarah Fraser, MA Conservation, University Of York

Learning the gospel of garden conservation By Sarah Fraser At the time of writing, this Guild member is deeply immersed in the issues concerning the conservation of historic landscapes, parks and gardens. Yes, I have abandoned the real…

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