Welcome to Autumn

Equinox Tree – half fall colors, half greenery; observed near Ann Lee Pond Nature and Historic Preserve in the Town of Colonie

The autumnal equinox will arrive Friday afternoon.  The shorter days and cooler nights to follow will usher in a new season of vibrantly colored foliage throughout the area.  Read about the status of fall colors.  Read about the dozen best places in the Capital Region to view fall colors.  See other leaf-peeping opportunities throughout New York.  View a quick guide to the fall colors of tree leaves.

However, I invite you to view fall colors…from a different perspective (slide show or video).  Most of these plants can be viewed in your community, your neighborhood, even in your own backyard.

Wood Strawberry

Here is a list of autumn activities to consider:

Happy trails!

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Welcome to Autumn!

The autumnal equinox will arrive Thursday morning.  The shorter days and cooler nights to follow will usher in a new season of vibrantly colored foliage throughout the area.  Read about the status of fall colors throughout New York.  View a quick guide to the fall colors of tree leaves.

Wild Geranium

Here is a list of other autumn activities to consider:

However, I invite you to view fall colors…from a different perspective.  Most of these plants can be viewed in your community, your neighborhood, even in your own backyard.

Happy trails!

Happy Autumn!

The autumnal equinox will arrive early Wednesday morning.  The shorter days and cooler nights to follow will usher in a new season of vibrantly colored foliage throughout the area.  Read about the status of fall colors and see other leaf-peeping opportunities throughout New York.  View a quick guide to the fall colors of tree leaves.

Here is a list of other autumn activities to consider:

Wood Strawberry

However, I invite you to view fall colors…from a different perspective.  Most of these plants can be viewed in your community, your neighborhood, even in your own backyard.

Happy trails!

Happy autumn!

Later tonight, the autumnal equinox will occur. With shorter days and cooler nights to come, the new season will soon be heralding a myriad of vibrant fall colors throughout our area. Read why leaves change colors.  Read about the chemistry of colors of autumn leaves.

Read the fall foliage forecast.  Read about the status of fall colors and see other leaf-peeping opportunities throughout New York. View a quick guide to the fall colors of tree leaves. Watch a brief video about fall colors in other parts of the United States and how to find a status report for those areas.

Here is a short list of other autumn activities to consider:

Wild Columbine

Wild Columbine

However, I invite you to view fall colors…from a different perspective. Most of these plants can be viewed in your community, your neighborhood, even in your own backyard.

Happy trails!