1930 Dust Bowl

By : Chaz Couttee

Event Description

During the drought of the 1930's, the soil turned into dust. Winds blew away in huge clouds that covered the sky. The Dust Bowl went 100,000,000 acres. The Dust Bowl as very large.

Ecological Impact

The Dust Bowl sent 10,000 of families to leave their farms and homes. The Dust Bowl destroyed the land of the US and praries. High Plains had drought conditions for as may of 8 years.

Restoration Efforts

In March Franklin Roosevelt continued people's faith. In May the EFM act allots $200 million for restoration. The FDR approves the Emergency Act, which provides $525 million for drought relief. Some of this stuff helped the farmers and the community.

Pictures Of The Dust Bowl