Fall foliage has arrived in the High Country. The autumnal change arrived on time and the colors are popping with golds and reds, says Howard Neufeld, a biologist at Appalachian State University, who is also known as the "Fall Color Guy."
High Country fall foliage options abound
Fall foliage was on full display over the weekend drawing thousands of eager leaf watchers to the High Country.
Colorful Foliage Falling Behind Schedule
It's the time of year when folks head towards the mountains to see the fall foliage. Those colorful leaf displays are coming just a little behind schedule.
'Leaf Wonder' In A World Of Changing Forests
Together, aesthetic awareness and scientific analysis puts us in direct, sensory relationship with the forest and gives us the ability to understand what we see, says author David George Haskell.
Follow The Foliage!
The fall is a beautiful time of year here on the East Coast, and in North Carolina, we have a resident expert who has long been the go-to scientist for local leaf-peepers: Dr. Howard Neufeld, professor of biological sciences at Appalachian State University. He is learning how and why trees turn color in the fall, as well as why some turn red, while others turn yellow.
Mountain Forests Set To Sparkle With Fall Foliage
The cool weather has led some trees to get an early start on their annual color conversion.