Preparing or designing your home for extreme weather – more frequent with climate change –
advice from 3 experts and discussion on getting ready for floods, droughts & heatwaves:
‘Improving your Home’s Flood Resilience’ with Emily Hutchinson, Senior Flood Risk Officer, Cambs County Council. Presentation
How to minimise the risk of flood damage. Even if your home is far from a watercourse, it may be vulnerable to surface-water flooding from intense downpours.
‘Drought-Resistant gardening’ with Dea Fischer, La Jardiniere Gardens. Presentation
Planning and looking after your garden, so your plants stay beautiful or productive in droughts, without using hose-pipes.
‘Staying Cool in a Heatwave’ with Tom Bragg, OEH Host. Presentation Resource
How most of us can avoid dangerous over-heating at home – with clever shading, ventilation and other simple measures. But some badly-designed homes make this much harder – how to make the best of them.
Come and discuss your problems or experiences with extreme weather. Free, donations welcome.
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Monday 24th Jun 2019
St Andrew's Hall St Andrew's Road Cambridge CB4 1DH