Oct 03, 2008 — This is the weekend for fall colors and leaf peeping in much of the North Country. The state tourism office says peak foliage is expected to arrive in many areas of the Adirondacks and some areas of the Thousand Islands-Seaway region this weekend. Todd Moe talks with Jim and Gina Carroll for the view from their Tupper Lake home. Gina and Jim file weekly fall color updates to the state tourism website. Despite the wet weather, they say there's plenty of color out there. Go to full article
Sep 26, 2008 — Todd Moe talks with Tupper Lake resident Jim Carroll about fall foliage. Jim is an official "Leaf Peeper" for the state tourism office. Next week could be the peak time for viewing a dazzling display of autumn colors in the northern Adirondacks. Go to full article
Warren Mick and Glen: the last step is to get the sheep IN the pen.
Sep 25, 2008 — Almost any weekend this season, you'll find a gathering of sheep, dogs, and people on some northeastern field. They're here to take a little break, have some fun, and test out their border collies' skills. Kinna Ohman stopped by a sheepdog competition at the Quechee Scottish Festival in Vermont. She sent this audio postcard. Go to full article
Oct 12, 2007 — Red is this fall's color, at least in the North Country's woods. How leaves change color is pretty well understood; just why they do so remains something of a mystery. And why red, especially? Good question... for our commentator, Paul Hetzler. Go to full article
Sep 21, 2007 — Trees across the North Country and Vermont are showing their fall colors. Foliage season only lasts a few weeks in late September and early October. Jim Carroll and his wife Gina are volunteer "leaf peepers" in Tupper Lake. Todd Moe spoke with Jim about the vivid and varied colors this week. Go to full article
Sep 04, 2007 — They're like a banner announcing the change of season -- the occasional spray of vivid red leaves along the roadside or the water's edge. They DO foreshadow the color change to come. But why so early? Commentator, and arborist, Paul Hetzler lives in St. Lawrence County. he says it has to do with the tree's balance sheet, as well as the time of year. Go to full article