The long scorching summer is history and it should be time to enjoy a cool and colorful old-fashioned fall foliage season, right? At least partially true, say experts. The big question: How will this fall play out after this summer’s drought and extreme heat?
Esperanza Stancioff is an educator with the Maine Sea Grant and University of Maine Cooperative Extension. He recently told the Associated Press that in particularly dry areas and those with thin soil, leaves on some trees could turn brown and crispy and fall off.