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Fall splendor in the Mono Basin

October 4th, 2017 by Nora, Lead Naturalist Guide
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Color starting to creep in at Walker Creek on October 3, 2017. Photo by Nora Livingston.

The fall colors are really starting to happen in the Mono Basin! We offer Fall Color Foray half-day field seminars where we guide you to groves with peak color, plus discuss aspen ecology and the science behind changing colors. Don’t miss it—we have two seminars left.

Check out the itinerary for the October 12 seminar.

Check out the itinerary for the October 16 seminar.

Sign up for either seminar here! More fall color photos after the jump….

A mix of gold and green at Parker Lake on October 2, 2017. Photo by Elin Ljung.

What causes the yellow color? Unmasked Xanthophyll pigments! Photo by Nora Livingston.

Yellows along the June Lake Loop on October 3, 2017. Photo by Nora Livingston.

Conway Summit starting to glow with yellow trees on October 3, 2017. Photo courtesy of John Ljung.