Aspens in Winter

What Aspens Do In Winter That Other Trees Don’t

Did you know aspens do something in the winter that other trees don’t do? Trees use a process called photosynthesis to produce the sugar they need to survive. In the winter, trees that lose their leaves (called deciduous trees) are mostly dormant and stop photosynthesis. But not the majestic and …

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Carson Valley Fall Color

Nevada Fall Color Survives Last Weekend’s Big Storm

This is Nevada Day weekend, when residents celebrate Nevada’s admission to statehood on October 31, 1864. Many people had it off from work today. Luckily, the trees haven’t taken time off and are still putting on a show. A fair amount of autumn color still exists even after last weekend’s …

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Cottonwoods with fall color at Mason Valley

Nevada Fall Colors: Finding Gold—and Orange and Red—in the Silver State

People who don’t live in Nevada often think of it as a dry, desert state filled with sagebrush, cactus, and barren hills. But Nevada has the most named mountain ranges of any state in the country. Many of its 300 mountain ranges reach above 10,000 feet. And in those mountains …

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Nevada fall color at Wilson Canyon

We’re Looking for Volunteers To File Nevada Fall Color Reports

Patrick and I can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why we’re looking for volunteers who are passionate about fall foliage—what Patrick calls foliators—to file Nevada Fall Color reports. Are you a fall foliator and enjoy taking photos of the color in Nevada? Then send us your pictures along with your …

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