WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Maple trees–red and sugar–are beautiful; They give us those brilliant red and golds. However, maple seems more finicky and sensitive to wind and rain and loses its leaves after a storm. Oaks aren’t as bright, but beautiful in their own rite. White oak hasContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Not necessarily “in the forest” but kind of. Went for a walk while my truck was getting fixed in Kingston yesterday. Always see some really interesting trees there. I saw one beautiful white oak with huge, outstretching “out-riggers” for limbs over a house. IContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Maples are finally letting go of their leaves down here in central Ulster County. Now it’s the oaks turn. White oak and red oak are beginning to turn a beautiful burgundy red. The Hudson Valley seems pretty late this year for foliage; some treesContinue Reading