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Kallow, Simon

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Job title: 

Project Staff: UK National Tree Seed Project Officer

Conservation Science
Joined Kew: 


Qualifications and appointments: 

MSc Conservation and Forest Protection, Imperial College, 2011


I am Project Officer on the UK National Tree Seed Project.  This involves building a multi-provenance seed collection of all woody trees and shrubs from across the UK at the Millennium Seed Bank.  I develop seed collecting partnerships with forestry and conservation organisations, and arrange and carry out fieldwork.  I also work on project management and building the infrastructure of the project, including developing sampling strategies, prioritising targets, building a database, contributing to research and public engagement.

Selected publications: 

Kallow, S. (2014). UK National Tree Seed Project: Seed Collecting Manual. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey.
Kallow, S. (2014) Making a national tree seed collection in the UK, CFA Newsletter (65), 9-10.