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Leaves Already Changing?

Posted by Kayla Edmunds,
North Country explorer from Piffard, NY
August 6, 2023

Enjoyed a nice morning walk on the SLU XC trails, but am surprised to see some leaves already turning red. Keep hearing that everything is “two weeks early,” plus these trees are on the edge of a soccer field right next to the road, so maybe not the healthiest habitat, contributing to some external stressors…