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cypress strand

Panther Walk Preserve, in Collier County, Florida, is part of Collier Conservation Lands, a public program that buys natural lands to protect water quality, water resources, flood protection, and wildlife habitat.  

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Big rain

Rainy season in SW Florida. Every day a chance of rain, usually isolated, but often heavy. Not uncommon to receive an inch of rain in fifteen minutes, with thunder and lightning, then minutes later, brilliant sunshine.

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fog on the boardwalk

Early morning along the boardwalk, birdsong in the canopy, leaves catching the fog, creating little rainfalls that patter down to cool a waking swamp.

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rain in the swamp

Walking Corkscrew Sanctuary boardwalk under rainfall is an under-appreciated experience. Being prepared is key. Umbrella, wellies, a towel for camera protection. The subdued palette of colors, intoxicating scent of fresh vegetation and patter of rain through the leaves soothes a … Continue reading

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As if Monrovia needs more rain.

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flooding in the streets, Monrovia, Liberia

Heavy rains contribute to flooding in the streets of Monrovia. Plastic trash carried by floodwaters clog street drains, backing up the flow of water, especially in low-lying neighborhoods such as Waterside in Monrovia. Pedestrians are challenged to find detours around … Continue reading

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crossing Gurley Street, Monrovia

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flash flood, Benson Street

Monrovia, Liberia. Heavy rain collects on Benson Street, making pedestrian travel a challenge.

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