Fall Color Report 1: Humboldt Coast

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Fall color has appeared in late summer here on the northcoast, at least in those areas close to the ocean, such as around Eureka, Humboldt Bay, and Ferndale. Perhaps because of the cool weather (which confuses the trees), fall color along the seaboard can begin in August. Of course, there’s not a lot of great trees for fall color in the area. But whatever deciduous trees, great or not, may exist near the coast are presently turning. Some are already past peak.

Consider the handful of deciduous trees at Sequoia Park in Eureka:

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Or this tree at the South Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge:
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Or this tree in Ferndale:

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