New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

By Gerri Makay
N.D. Forest Service Community Forestry Program Manager 

Tree Talk: Falling Needles and Leaves

 

September 26, 2022



 Many people pick fall as their favorite season of the year.

 We welcome the cooler temperatures, the occasional much-needed rain with a little thunder mixed in, and the cheers of football season!

 Fall colors exhibited by deciduous trees and shrubs are a product of shorter days. Summer sunlight triggers leaves to keep making chlorophyll, necessary for photosynthesis and the whole sugar-m...



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