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Fall Colors Predicted To Be Good


Last updated 10/7/2021 at 7:53pm

Alex Perri

The fall colors are starting to pop at higher elevations, including along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

With the official start of autumn here, leaf-looking season is right around the corner and two local professors are making their predictions for this year's fall colors.

Brevard College professor Jennifer Frick-Rupert said she expects it to be a good year for leaf colors.

"We had so much rain leading up to now, that that's actually really good for the plants, and they've had plenty of water, plenty of nutrients," Frick-Rupert said. "So, overall, plants should be good and healthy."

Frick-Rupert is a professor of biology and environmental science and has published many books about the eco...

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