VIDEO: Soil Conservation Week — the job is not over

April 19-25 is National Soil Conservation Week, an annual event to remind everyone of the need to protect the soil resource from some of the damage it suffered during the “Dirty Thirties.” Unfortunately, some scenes of that time were repeated in parts of Manitoba last week when south winds gusting as high as 88 km/h lifted soil into ditches or into the air, creating a dark haze over the City of Winnipeg.

Manitoba Co-operator reporter Lorraine Stevenson took these video clips on April 15.

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