Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


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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1994, Janet Burnell, Study Tour, India

The Chitral Gol National Park By Janet Burnell The Chitral Gol National Park (7,750 ha) IS situated in the northernmost district of the North West Frontier Province (N.W.F.P.) of Pakistan, 3 km west of Chitral town. Originally it…

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1994, Lance Ingram, Indigenous Flora, East Coast USA

Report on the study of rhododendrons, azaleas and native plants on the east coast of the U.S.A. By Lance Ingram This report has been written on the completion of a travel scholarship to the East Coast of the…

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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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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, Terry Sunderland, Work Experience, Limbe Botanic Garden

Limbe Botanic Garden and Rainforest Genetic Conservation Project By T. C. H. Sunderland I am currently a little over three months into a 12 month student internship at the Limbe Project in Cameroon, West Africa – a year’s…

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1991, Charlie Butterworth, Study Tour Of Ecuador

Ecuador trip – Summer 1991 By Charlie Butterworth It was raining heavily as I left the airport and looked for a taxi to transport me and my baggage to the hotel. Quito felt cold after the heat and…

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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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