Posts Tagged Fall Colors

Forest researcher predicts a colorful fall in Virginia

Fall colors on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus. (Credit: Christina Franusich / Virginia Tech)

This year will be a vibrant season to see fall foliage here in Virginia, according to forest researchers. Roxy Todd spoke with one expert who says trees are very healthy because of steady rainfall we had this summer.

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So… When Will Those Fall Colors Peak?

Autumn Colors

Early in October, a maple leaf shows fall color, on a tree that has already changed for the season. (Credit: Mike Tripp)

Some of the heaviest traffic on Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park happens around this time of year, when the leaves begin to turn. But the colors are a little later this fall. Mike Tripp from partner station WMRA took a short hike to find out why.


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