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Save the prairie chicken in Kansas

Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and eastern Colorado are hot and dry. According to the National Weather Service, rain over the last four years, in parts of these states has been less than what fell during a similar period in the 1930s.
Agricultural practices of that era created the dust bowl, and it was considered the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. Deep plowing of the topsoil combined with severe drought resulted in the prairie winds carrying the soil to New York City in those dirty 30s. Plains residents came down with dust pneumonia from the soil in the ...

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