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Sumatra Nepenthes Expedition film online!

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Dear Valued customers, The Redfern team have created a short film following the itinerary of our popular Sumatra Nepenthes Expedition This short documentary shows you the highlights of the expedition, and what this eco-friendly tour entails. You can watch this short documentary for free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rfBRWejDPQ And you can read more about the expedition, download a PDF of the itinerary, or sign up to reserve a place here: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/expeditions/ I…

Borneo Orchid Expedition film online!

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Dear Valued customers, The Redfern team have created a short film following the itinerary of our popular Wild Borneo Expedition This short documentary shows you the highlights of the expedition, and what this eco-friendly tour entails. You can watch this short documentary for free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM_NCq1r2zg And you can read more about the expedition, download a PDF of the itinerary, or sign up to reserve a place here: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/expeditions/ I…

Hose Mountains Expedition film online!

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Dear Valued customers, The Redfern team have created a short film following the itinerary of our popular Wild Borneo Expedition This short documentary shows you the highlights of the expedition, and what this eco-friendly tour entails. You can watch this short documentary for free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqFw-wbAvHE And you can read more about the expedition, download a PDF of the itinerary, or sign up to reserve a place here: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/expeditions/ I…

Wild Borneo Expedition film online!

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Dear Valued customers, The Redfern team have created a short film following the itinerary of our popular Wild Borneo Expedition This short documentary shows you the highlights of the expedition, and what this eco-friendly tour entails. You can watch this short documentary for free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOuFCWSPvxA&list=PLK9nk8CuZQOGe0FhOE_4EVCfF4Tm-b3T- And you can read more about the expedition, download a PDF of the itinerary, or sign up to reserve a place here: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/expeditions/ I…

Giant Nepenthes Expedition film online!

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Dear Valued customers, The Redfern team have created a short film following the itinerary of our popular Giant Nepenthes Expedition. This short documentary shows you the highlights of the expedition, and what this eco-friendly tour entails. You can watch this short documentary for free here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ODWvzDZbg And you can read more about the expedition, download a PDF of the itinerary, or sign up to reserve a place here: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/expeditions/ I…

Rediscovery of Nepenthes paniculata documentary now online

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Dear Valued customers, The Redfern team have created a short film following an expedition Stewart McPherson joined with a team of Nepenthes experts to rediscover the lost Nepenthes species, N. paniculata. You can watch this short documentary for free here: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/documentaries/rediscovery-nepenthes-paniculata/ I hope you enjoy this short film. Kind regards Stewart McPherson

UK Overseas Territories lecture

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Dear Redfern Customers, I hope you all are well. I recently gave a lecture on my travels over the last three years to all of the UK Overseas Territories. The lecture was filmed, and can be viewed here in case you wish to watch it here: https://vimeo.com/116526453 Wishing you a very Happy 2015. Kind regards Stewart McPherson

Back from the Giant Nepenthes Expedition

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Well done to the 2014 August Giant Nepenthes Expedition group! We had a wonderful two weeks exploring Sarawak, Sabah and Palawan, and during our visits to Mt. Murud, Mt. Tambuyukon, Mt. Trus Madi, and Mt. Victoria, we saw 20 species of Nepenthes pitcher plants, including many of the biggest and most spectacular species of all carnivorous plants. We also saw two species of Rafflesia, Orangutans, Proboscis monkeys, and a plethora…

Wild Borneo Expedition completed!

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Well done to the 2014 Wild Borneo Expedition group! We recently returned after enjoying 2 weeks of perfect weather. We saw giant Rafflesia flowers, Orangutans, Proboscis monkeys, macaques, a plethora of beautiful orchids, many carnivorous Nepenthes pitcher plants, beautiful waterfalls, giant monitor lizards, massive cave systems and more. We trekked through pristine rainforests, canoed up remote jungle streams to visit traditional tribal villages, and climbed the mighty Mt Kinabalu, Borneo’s tallest…

From the Heart of Borneo, with love!

Nepenthes veitchii, photographed at the Maliau Basin by Alastair Robinson

Participants in Redfern’s 2014 “Heart of Borneo” expedition have now all returned safely home. Their highly adventurous expedition itinerary took in a range of sites, including the Maliau Basin (Sabah’s Lost World), Mount Kinabalu and Mulu National Park, over the course of 16 days. Two members also visited the Marai Parai spur on a research trip, and an unplanned stop-off was made at Labuk Bay to meet the local primates….

Magnum Opus printed and now available

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Dear Redfern Customers, Allen Lowrie’s long awaited Carnivorous Plants of Australia Magnum Opus Vols. 1-3 are now printed and in stock. 500 copies of each volume were signed (and half have already sold). Secure a signed copies of this ground-breaking work by ordering now! Please visit our books catalogue for more information, sample pages and to place an order. Yours sincerely Stewart McPherson

RHS lecture online

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Dear Redfern Customers, Thank you to all who came to my Plant Hunting lecture at the Royal Horticultural Society on May 6th. For those of you who could not come, the lecture is online and can be viewed at the following link: http://www.redfernnaturalhistory.com/documentaries/lecture-plant-hunting-royal-horticultural-society-6th-may-2014/ I hope that you enjoy this lecture. Yours sincerely Stewart McPherson