Photo of the Day: 'Tri-colored maple leaves' in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the maple leaves in Japan begin to change color, the Komoro Zoo's Kaokoen Garden in Japan's Nagano Prefecture on Nov. 13 shared photos of its curious "tri-color...

Fall foliage, tradition, wildlife star in PBS' 'AutumnWatch'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attention would-be leaf peepers: Even if fall is a bit player where you live, PBS has got you covered. A three-night public TV series, "AutumnWatch New England," p...

Xander Schauffele looks for repeat win in West Virginia

Decisions by most of the world's elite golfers to skip the PGA Tour's stop in West Virginia have been a boost for younger players like Xander Schauffele. Schauffele had a one-stroke ...

State regulators consider whether to approve Northern Pass

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — After more than two years of sometimes contentious debate, New Hampshire regulators are on the verge of deciding whether to approve the Northern Pass hydropower project. ...

Christmas to New Year's best time to see red leaves on Alishan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a cold continental air mass hit Taiwan this week, the mercury dipped to 4.7 degrees Celsius yesterday morning and the maple leaves in the Alishan Forest Recreation Area have...

Dawn redwoods turning yellow now in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 500 dawn redwood trees in Nantou County's Shanlinxi Forest Recreation Area have turned bright yellow and orange, and a few maple varieties in the area have started to ...

Japanese maples turning red on Taiwan's Alishan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as Lidong, the first day of winter arrived yesterday, the Japanese maples in the Alishan Forest Recreation Area in Chiayi County are starting to turn a brilliant candy app...

Five sites to enjoy the short beautiful Autumn in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan) - For most city dwellers in Taiwan, Autumn often passes by without too much notice. Usually it just seems like a few weeks of cool, comfortable weather following the humid summers, jus...

Viewfinders unveil Tennessee fall colors for the colorblind

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee tourism officials have installed viewfinders at three scenic spots, including an overlook in the Great Smoky Mountains, to help colorblind people see the fall foliag...

What's up for fall in New England? Ideas from Yankee mag

What's fun this fall in New England? Yankee Magazine is recommending train rides, festivals and a variety of destinations in its September-October issue. Fall foliage trains include ...

'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England

BOSTON (AP) — New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush. For the first time in several years, little has conspired against a truly...

Rare white deer herd open to public view beginning this fall

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A rare herd of ghostly white deer that have been kept mostly from public view for decades are no longer off-limits. The herd at a former World War II Army weapons...

Photo of the Day: Maple leaves turning red in Nantou

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area in Nantou is known as the "Hometown of Maples" in Taiwan for its large stands of maple trees. Due to the late onset of win...

Maple leaves turning later at Aowanda Forest Recreation Area this year

Due to a lack of rain and abnormally high temperatures, only about one third of the trees have turned the familiar brilliant crimson red hue so far this year in the Aowanda Forest Recreation Area, Tai...

Nice maple viewing places tucked in mountains of Hsinchu County

Jianshih and Wufeng in Hsinchu County are among the best places in Taiwan for maple leaves chasers as maple leaves in these two townships change to beautiful yellow and red colors in December every ye...