October 17, 2012

Peak foliage colors holding on in Maine

From staff report

Fall's colors are holding on along the southern Maine coast and around Augusta, according to the Maine Forest Service and state park rangers.

click image to enlarge

A fisherman casts a fly into the water while surrounded by colorful fall foliage on Friday, October 5 near where Mill Stream enters Long Pond in Belgrade Lakes.

Joe Phelan / Staff Photo

click image to enlarge

Maine fall foliage conditions for Oct. 17.

Courtesy of Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

The season's final foliage report, released Wednesday afternoon by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, said peak colors remain around Augusta, including the China and Belgrade Lakes regions, and along the coast from Camden south. Leaf drop is moderate, with fewer than half of the trees bare of leaves in those regions, the report said.

Foliage in the rest of the state is reported to be past peak, with leaf drop moderate or high.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at OnlineSentinel.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)