Oct 12, 2010
Everywhere you look, the fall colors are in full display across the state of Wisconsin. Every year the fall colors are a sight to see as it signals a transition of seasons. I've been asked, what makes the leaves change color during the autumn season? The simple answer is the pigment contained in the leaves called chlorophyll. During the Spring and Summer chlorophyll reflects light from the sun which makes the leaves have a green color. Chlorophyll is also in grass and hence the same result. As the fall season approaches the leaves lose their Chlorophyll and other colors appear brilliantly which makes it a nice scenery to view.
These photos were taken in Northern Wisconsin in the cities of Minocqua, Manitowish Waters and Crandon all along Highway 51. The fall colors in this region are a sight to see as woodlands dominate the landscape. The wildlife in this area
comprises of deer, elk, bear, wolves.
Once we get into November, the northern highlands are more susceptible to their first snowfall of the season. Until then, enjoy the fall colors!
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