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Photo: Every so often, the Michigan DNR cuts, or allows to be cut, dozens of acres of forest, not selectively, but wholesale. The now-dead plots are then left to rebuild, minus the organic material that once made up the removed trees; soon, the thin and precarious topsoil of this glacial terrain is exhausted, and these verdant dales turn into bowls of sand and dust.
Photo: The reason for the pipe. Very, very rare in this area: thoroughly bizarre.
Photo: It takes a special vehicle to get back to these places.
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Earl Hollar
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Every so often, the Michigan DNR cuts, or allows to be cut, dozens of acres of forest, not selectively, but wholesale. The now-dead plots are then left to rebuild, minus the organic material that once made up the removed trees; soon, the thin and precarious topsoil of this glacial terrain is exhausted, and these verdant dales turn into bowls of sand and dust.
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