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This Year's Drought Effect on Fall Colors with UMD Professor Jessica Savage

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We've had a lack of rain and drought conditions this year that have lead to wildfires in northeastern MN and difficult conditions for area farmers. But what about the trees? Many of us look forward to the change of seasons, and specifically the colors on our magnificent trees.

Jessica Savage is an Assistant Professor in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth and she helped us understand the science behind the changes before our eyes.

Heidi Holtan is News and Public Affairs Director for Northern Community Radio. She is on-air host and executive producer for the Morning Show and is also responsible for our local presence on All Things Considered and As It Happens. She produces thoughtful segments like Dig Deep and Strong Women.
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