Storm/Flood Recovery

The Lincoln County UW-Extension Staff has created a resource booklet from several sources  to assist individuals and families impacted by storm damage.  Resources include items for post-tornado damage, post-flooding damage including home flooding caused by power outages and long-term disaster recovery.

Booklet in PDF printable form.  You may chose to print by sections or by topics within sections:

Table of Contents (updated 4/21/11)

General Disaster Information (updated 4/22/11) – this is a pdf file of this entire section – including the following items that can be printed individually:

Tornado Resources – this is a pdf file of this entire section – including the following items that can be printed individually:

Flood Resources (updated 4/21/11) – this is a pdf file of this entire section – including the following items that can be printed individually:

Long Term Disaster Resources (updated 4/21/11)  – this is a pdf file of this entire section – including the following items that can be printed individually:

 The items included in this resource booklet are from the following sources and include additional information:

Resources for Lawns, Landscapes and Gardens:

We wanted to make you aware that Extension has numerous publications with information regarding establishing and maintaining lawns, landscapes, and gardens that can be used after storm damage or a flood.  Check out the Learning Store web site for a listing of these and other publications:  http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Lawn-Garden-C2.aspx  or visit us at the Lincoln County UW-Extension located on the Lower Level of the Lincoln County Service Center at 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill.  We will be happy to assist you in locating resources to meet your needs.  Here are a few that may be particularly useful:

  • Calibrating and Using Lawn Fertilizer and Lime Spreaders (A2306)
  • Choosing the Right Landscape Plants: Factors to Consider (A3864)
  • Do-It-Yourself Alternative Lawn Care (A3964)
  • Evergreens Planting and Care (A1370)
  • Growing and Using Annuals and Bulbs (NCR399)
  • Guide to Selecting Landscape Plants for Wisconsin (A2865)
  • Landscape Plants that Attract Birds (G1609)
  • Lawn Aeration and Topdressing (A3710)
  • Lawn Establishment and Renovation (A3434)
  • Lawn Fertilization (A2303)
  • Lawn Maintenance (A3435)
  • Lawn Weed Prevention and Control (A1990)
  • Mulches for Home Gardens and Plantings (A3383)
  • Organic and Reduced-Risk Lawn Care (A3958)
  • Planning and Designing Your Home Landscape (G1923)
  • Sampling Garden Soils and Turf Areas for Testing (A2166)
  • Selecting Woody Landscape Plants for Fall Color: An Illustrated Guide (A3837)
  • Selecting, Planting, and Caring for Your Shade Trees (A3067)
  • Tree and Shrub Fertilization (A2308)
  • Watering Your Lawn (A3950)
  • Yard Care Series (GWQ)

  Additional Resources:

 Resources available from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services:

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has put together a guidance document for commercial produce growers, packers and processors on dealing with flooded crops on commercial fields.  Produce from flooded areas: Considerations for growers, packing houses, and processors & DATCP Homepage

If you can think of other information that would be helpful to you please leave a comment below and we will be happy to research provide the resources for you.

 

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