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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Peak Time For Leaf Peepers Comes Late This Year

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Fall foliage in Killington, Vermong. (Jack Cheng/Here & Now)Listener Susan Dundon posted this photo on our Facebook page. Susan writes "I took this picture just off of the Mississippi River Road in Wisconsin last Sunday." (Courtesy Of Susan Dundon)Another fall foliage photo from listener Deb Cleary. (Courtesy of Deb Cleary)

If you’re in search of the reds and yellows of the fall foliage season, you might want to call ahead before making a trek.

New England’s fall colors have not changed as quickly as usual. Richard Primack, Professor of Biology at Boston University says warmer, wetter weather has trees retaining their colors and their leaves longer than usual.

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