Special Program: Wisconsin Drought Resources

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Wisconsin Public Television Offers Drought Resources and Information in a HERE AND NOW Special

As much of Wisconsin faces some of the most severe drought conditions in several decades, residents are coping with harsh conditions that are affecting human health, homes, farms, and other businesses. WDSE WRPT will broadcast a special one-hour program with resources, expert advice and information about dealing with the dry conditions. Wisconsin Drought 2012 aired on 11:30 am, Sunday, July 22.

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Here and Now anchor Frederica Freyberg hosts the special report and will talk to experts from across the state who will assess the current conditions, offer historical insight, and provide tips and resources for farmers dealing with stunted crops and dehydrated livestock; homeowners facing dry conditions in lawns, trees and gardens; and municipalities coping with an increased fire risk, strain on electrical infrastructures and increased stress on municipal water supplies.