Foliage http://nhpr.org en Hikers Head To Monadnock State Park For Peak Foliage http://nhpr.org/post/hikers-head-monadnock-state-park-peak-foliage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hikers around the Granite State are enjoying what&rsquo;s left of the fall colors. One favorite viewing spot:&nbsp;North America&rsquo;s most frequently hiked mountain.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 36667 at http://nhpr.org Hikers Head To Monadnock State Park For Peak Foliage Slideshow: Peak Foliage Around New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/slideshow-peak-foliage-around-new-hampshire <p>Ask and you shall receive.&nbsp;</p><p>We asked our listeners and contributors to send us favorite foliage shots from around the state. We're around peak right now, and this is how it looks.&nbsp;</p><p>Have more photos to contribute? Send them to us by <strong><a href="mailto:rlavoie@nhpr.org?subject=Foliage%20photos%202013&amp;body=Where%20did%20you%20take%20this%20photo%3F%20Who%20took%20it%3F%20">email</a>,</strong> or post them on our <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/nhpublicradio">Facebook page.&nbsp;</a></strong></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 20:14:02 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 36620 at http://nhpr.org Slideshow: Peak Foliage Around New Hampshire It's Peak Foliage, According To N.H. Tourism Officials http://nhpr.org/post/its-peak-foliage-according-nh-tourism-officials <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire tourism officials say the fall foliage is most vibrant and at or just past peak in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee region.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Officials emphasize that New Hampshire&#39;s parks and campgrounds are open and unaffected by the federal government shutdown. Ranger stations in the White Mountains National Forest are closed.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:07:01 +0000 Associated Press 36448 at http://nhpr.org It's Peak Foliage, According To N.H. Tourism Officials The Annual Autumn Lament http://nhpr.org/post/annual-autumn-lament <p>Something in the sudden acute awareness of slanting, September sunlight, standing amid fallen crimson maple leaves and with long-faded hopes for a Red Sox pennant bid aggravates my annual autumn lament. Despite fall foliage which will again be absolutely gorgeous, I remain vexed.</p><p><strong>There are only two seasons</strong>: "summer waxing" and "summer waning." The former runs January to June. The latter opens at the dying echoes of Fourth of July Fireworks and extends through December.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Dave Anderson 13188 at http://nhpr.org The Annual Autumn Lament