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Autumn: An Unbe-leaf-able Period of Color Transition

fall leaves

This weeks blog post was written by Emma O., a Gobblers alumni! She writes about the interesting science behind fall foliage.

Mushrooms – Recyclers of the Forest!

This week’s blog post is written by Delaney R., a Bucktails alumni and Monthly Blog Correspondent! She writes about mushrooms, their functions in the ecosystem, and their use as a food source. 

The Amazing Quaking Aspen

This week’s blog post is written by Julia, a Bucktails and Bass alumni. She gives us some great information about the quaking aspen, and took her excellent accompanying photo while in Carson National Forest in New Mexico this past summer.

Sassafras: Tree of Teas, Leaves, and Mysteries

Peter, a Drummers and Ursids alumni, writes this week’s blog post about the Sassafras tree – demystifying some of it’s more unusual properties, sharing its history, and giving identifying characteristics so that you will know the unusual tree, should you come across it in the forest. Peter details the many uses of the sassafras tree, and includes many of his own great photos so you can be sure you are identifying the tree properly.

Staple Bend Tunnel in Autumn

This week’s blog is written by Gabi, a new monthly blog correspondent and Drummers alumni. She writes about about one of her favorite trails in her area, and what makes it special to her – how it makes her think about days gone by and travelers from the past. As the first snows of winter have begun and all the leaves are officially gone from the trees, I think we are all a little nostalgic for Autumn!