The Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the most catastrophic manmade environmental disasters in history. Some areas of the country are now going through a drought so severe that another Dust Bowl is feared. Below you will find some historical environmental information from the Dust Bowl of the 1930s and modern resources about drought today.
Dust Bowl Region
Data courtesy Soil Conservation Service, 1940
Map by Jess Porter, University of Arkansas at Little Rock