The Kingston Plains are a remnant of historic practice in logging of clear cutting, of timber cruising, of wildfire impacts, and of attempted ecological remediation. It is a reminder of human impacts an odd, a mostly treeless place.
"On the Altar of Industry: A History of the Kingston Plains,"
Upper Country: A Journal of the Lake Superior Region: Vol. 10, Article 2.
Available at: https://commons.nmu.edu/upper_country/vol10/iss1/2