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Re: Kids lit fire destroying beautiful area

tomf wrote:The Dust Bowl was largely created by bad farming practices; they did not leave trees as a wind barrier and tore up the ground too much. When it turned dry the winds took away much of the soil.
Yep, the story about the Desert of Maine also mentioned the Dust Bowl and it even touched on some of the farming practices in California and how a prolonged drought could see some of those places face desertification if the conditions were right.

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