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Foliage Reporter Jim Salge Returns for the 2018 Foliage Season

Foliage reporter Jim Salge will be returning to Yankee for the 2018 foliage season to provide New England foliage updates beginning August 16th.

By Aimee Tucker

Aug 10 2018


Jim Salge

Photo Credit : Mark Fleming

We are delighted to report that foliage expert Jim Salge will be returning to Yankee for the 2018 foliage season to provide readers with weekly foliage updates beginning on Thursday, August 16th.

Yankee foliage reporter Jim Salge will return with weekly updates for the 2018 season beginning August 16th.
Photo Credit : Mark Fleming

As a former meteorologist at the Mount Washington Observatory, Jim is a keen observer of the progression of the seasons in New England. He’ll use his knowledge of weather, geography and climate to pinpoint the best time to visit various New England locations to find the best light, atmosphere, and most importantly, color.

Jim has a deep routed appreciation for the nature and the wilderness, which has manifested itself into numerous outdoor pursuits. He spends his free time exploring the New England landscape, often beginning before dawn, and staying out after sunset, immersing himself in the ecology of the natural environment. He has long enjoyed hiking, fly fishing, mountain biking and cross country skiing, but now plans these activities to complement his photography.

You can also catch Jim on season 2 of Weekends with Yankee, our public television show in collaboration with WGBH. Check the Weekends with Yankee site to learn more about the series, plus when and where to catch episodes.

Jim Salge on the ground, capturing New England fall foliage.
Photo Credit : Mark Fleming

We are looking forward to another wonderful, colorful fall foliage season in New England. Stay tuned!


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