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Colorful Species

Autumn changes begin in the mountainous regions and progress southward toward
lower regions. With expansive deciduous forests, Eastern North America has one of
the best fall color displays in the world.

For more information on fall color
US Forest Service Fall Color Hotline 1-800-354-4595
US Forest Service Online www.fs.fed.us/news/fallcolors/
NJ Travel & Tourism Online www.nj.gov/travel/feature_fall_foliage.html

 

Autumn Tree

 

Fall Conditions for Best Color

Number of leaves
Many leaves (no early leaf drop)
Health of tree
No Leaf damage by environmental problems or pests
Sunlight
More sun and less cloud cover
Rain
Intermitant light rain - no heavy rain or drought
Temperature
Cool at night without frost

 

Forest Resource Education Center
370 East Veterans Highway Jackson, NJ 08527

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