How & Why Do Leaves Change Color?

How & Why Do Leaves Change Color?

In case you're planning to do some leaf peeping this weekend, here's a look at how and why the leaves turned all those vibrant colors.

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Topics:  color   leaf   leaves   nature   season   tree   vibrant colors   
  • Sleeping boy's pelvis broken when tree falls on tent at campground
    A boy was in critical condition after a tree fell on him in a Bay Area campground. The 12-year-old was camping with family at campground in San Mateo County when a 40-foot tree fell on the tent in which he and another boy were sleeping. More
  • The First Ever Spotting of a 'White Killer Whale' Seen in Wild
    A white orca is identified off Russia's Kamchatka peninsula - believed to be the first white adult seen in the wild. More
  • Extinction rates 'overestimated'
    Current extinction rate projections may be overestimating the role of habitat loss on species, a study suggest... Writing in the journal Nature, they said present figures overestimated rates by up to 160%, and called for updated, more accurate calculations. More
  • Falling tree kills during bedtime story
    The woman was reading a bedtime story to her 7-year-old granddaughter Tuesday night when an oak fell on their safari-like luxury tent in Santa Rosa and killed the grandmother instantly, authorities said. More
  • Palestinians, Jews race to plant West Bank
    Olive tree by olive tree, Palestinian farmers and Jewish settlers are competing over the rocky hills of the West Bank, planting more of the gnarled evergreens to strengthen their hold on the land. Now in harvest season, the battle gets rough, with orchards robbed, vandalized and burned. More
  • Owatonna Arts Center: Don't miss out on these events while the leaves change
    The beautiful golds, oranges and reds of the autumn leaves will soon be a memory. The Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Owatonna invite you to see their 155 plus quilted pieces. These, like the autumn leaves ...
    10/25/2021 - 6:36 am | View Link
  • Major change in vote by mail leaves millions out
    Voting by mail is an option for NJ voters this election, but fewer people could be doing so than last election. Here’s why.
    10/24/2021 - 5:17 pm | View Link
  • Updated fall foliage map in N.J. shows peak colors in northern counties, slight color change in other regions
    Latest map released by the New Jersey Park Service shows how the autumn tree colors are looking in state parks and forests as of Friday,.
    10/22/2021 - 7:57 am | View Link
  • Climate change leaves youth fearing for the future
    The time I realised, oh, no, this, this isn't good was I was reading a book and it was about lots of different, like social justice movements, all different sorts of, not even necessarily ...
    10/22/2021 - 5:57 am | View Link
  • After a late start, leaves beginning to change
    October is on its way out, but fall colors are just beginning to show. “I don’t think we’re at peak yet,” said Connor Goolsby, natural resource specialist and acting forester with the Department of ...
    10/21/2021 - 10:45 am | View Link
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