WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE TREES?
The world is changing. Summer is clearly in the rearview, and you can see it leaving in the trees. It happens to some earlier than others. The poplars, namely, start to turn and shed, covering the ground with their golden slips sometimes as early as late-August—creating an aesthetic that early season bushytail hunters know well, while confusing the eyes of the chanterelle hunters of summer. The sycamores of the creekbottoms and river valleys turn brown and crispy in September