While we’re experiencing an unexpected heat wave throughout Michigan for the first week of fall 2017, the trees and shrubs know fall is here.
It was a treat to hike the trails at Phoenix Lake, part of Edward Hines Park; every bend in the trail had another impressive display of color.
Leaves are already changing to golden yellow on the Honey Locust, Shagbark Hickory, and Sassafras trees.
Plants and saplings in the understory and forest floor are also displaying gorgeous red and orange foilage. Continue reading Photo of the Week: Heat Doesn’t Stop Fall Colors in Michigan