Membership has it’s privileges….for years we have belonged to the Detroit Historical Society, it’s enabled us to enjoy historical museums, sites and events locally and throughout the Midwest for free.932 more words
Juniper Hall Field Centre – complete with some black goats and a few hens.
Equipped with all the tools needed to do a geographical survey.
Splitting the area to be surveyed into small polygons according to land use allows a detailed flood risk assessment. For example, polygon 94 contains high-class law firms on an area prone to flooding.
Trees submerged in the high river levels. In the past, the River Wey rose to 3.88m.
Littered around Guildford are sandbags, remnants of a hasty flood defence.
The 2013 floods reached the height of the railings on the bridge.
The receeding water left deposits of sand and gravel on the parks near the river.
The low gates on the left are an example of personal investment into flood defence. The more modern residence to the right is built with raised foundations.
Debenhams may not be a pretty sight today, but when it was built the land would have been cheap and available for development. The building is designed to minimise flood impacts, with the lowest level a carpark and a protected storage area.
On our visit to the annual Port Saint Lucie Pow Wow, we discovered lots of interesting things. We at first didn’t realize that the tee pees at the front gate were private, and we accidentally took a self tour and then we were very kindly re-directed. 73 more words