October 11, 2012

Peak fall colors arrive in coastal, southern Maine

Rangers are reporting peak color change in all coastal communities from Kittery to Portland, Camden, Bar Harbor and Lubec.

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA — Maine foresters and park rangers say peak foliage color has reached southernmost Maine and all coastal locations.

The latest fall foliage report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says 75 percent to peak color change has taken place in southern regions from Augusta to Monmouth, Auburn, Sebago Lake and Sanford.

Rangers are reporting peak color change in all coastal communities from Kittery to Portland, Camden, Bar Harbor and Lubec. Leaf drop is currently low, or 10-30 percent, in these regions.

Peak color is being reported for a second straight week in western Maine as well as the zone that includes Dover-Foxcroft, Newport and Bangor. Peak color is also holding on in northern Maine.

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