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  • A maple leaf is split by colors in Algonquin Wednesday.

       A maple leaf is split by colors in Algonquin Wednesday.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Trees and bushes are changing into their fall colors in Volo Bog State Natural Area.

       Trees and bushes are changing into their fall colors in Volo Bog State Natural Area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • The sun peaks through a maple tree showing off its fall colors at the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       The sun peaks through a maple tree showing off its fall colors at the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Trees in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda show off their fall splendor.

       Trees in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda show off their fall splendor.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • A fall wind gently blows the leaves of a maple tree in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.

       A fall wind gently blows the leaves of a maple tree in the Lakewood Forest Preserve near Wauconda.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Trees and bushes are changing into their fall colors in Volo Bog State Natural Area.

       Trees and bushes are changing into their fall colors in Volo Bog State Natural Area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Trees and bushes are changing into their fall colors in Volo Bog State Natural Area.

       Trees and bushes are changing into their fall colors in Volo Bog State Natural Area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Fallen leaves cling to a rock in Tyler Creek in Tyler Creek Forest Preserve as Fall color hits Elgin Wednesday October 10, 2012.

       Fallen leaves cling to a rock in Tyler Creek in Tyler Creek Forest Preserve as Fall color hits Elgin Wednesday October 10, 2012.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • A cold wind blows leaves in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.

       A cold wind blows leaves in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • A red maple, a green willow and an orange oak are layered near the Fox River in Algonquin Wednesday.

       A red maple, a green willow and an orange oak are layered near the Fox River in Algonquin Wednesday.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • A cold wind blows leaves in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.

       A cold wind blows leaves in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • A leaf mingles with the flowing waters of Tyler Creek in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.

       A leaf mingles with the flowing waters of Tyler Creek in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Leaves in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.

       Leaves in Wing Park as Fall color hits the Elgin area Wednesday October 10, 2012.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • The sun shines bright through the rich colors of fall at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn Tuesday.

       The sun shines bright through the rich colors of fall at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn Tuesday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Sunlight falls on a single green plant surrounded by fall colors near the Fox River in Algonquin Wednesday.

       Sunlight falls on a single green plant surrounded by fall colors near the Fox River in Algonquin Wednesday.
    John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • A cyclist relaxes near the Fox River on a gorgeous fall day in South End Park Wednesday in West Dundee, beneath the brilliant red and yellow maple leaves.

       A cyclist relaxes near the Fox River on a gorgeous fall day in South End Park Wednesday in West Dundee, beneath the brilliant red and yellow maple leaves.
    Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • A leaf falls to the ground at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn Tuesday.

       A leaf falls to the ground at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn Tuesday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • The spectrum of fall colors are on display at Peck Farm Park in Geneva Tuesday.

       The spectrum of fall colors are on display at Peck Farm Park in Geneva Tuesday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Leaves rest on the forest floor at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn Tuesday.

       Leaves rest on the forest floor at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn Tuesday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Geese on dam # 2 along River Road in Prospect Heights with colorful trees across the Des Plaines River in Allison Woods on Wednesday, October 10.

       Geese on dam # 2 along River Road in Prospect Heights with colorful trees across the Des Plaines River in Allison Woods on Wednesday, October 10.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Early morning light casts muted colors on a thin sheet of morning ice on a crisp autumn morning in Geneva.

       Early morning light casts muted colors on a thin sheet of morning ice on a crisp autumn morning in Geneva.
    Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer

  • Two colorful tree's leaves blend together to form a rainbow of warm colors in Allison Woods near Wheeling on Wednesday, October 10.

       Two colorful tree's leaves blend together to form a rainbow of warm colors in Allison Woods near Wheeling on Wednesday, October 10.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Gail Koelle and her boxer Misha enjoy a stroll in Busse Woods on a balmy autumn afternoon.

       Gail Koelle and her boxer Misha enjoy a stroll in Busse Woods on a balmy autumn afternoon.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Crabapples glow red in the morning sun in downtown Arlington Heights. They will provide food for birds and squirrels this winter and the coming spring.

       Crabapples glow red in the morning sun in downtown Arlington Heights. They will provide food for birds and squirrels this winter and the coming spring.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Maple leafs show their color at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Peak color is expected to be some time late next week.

       Maple leafs show their color at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Peak color is expected to be some time late next week.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

  • Geese on dam # 2 along River Road in Prospect Heights with colorful trees across the Des Plaines River in Allison Woods on Wednesday, October 10.

       Geese on dam # 2 along River Road in Prospect Heights with colorful trees across the Des Plaines River in Allison Woods on Wednesday, October 10.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Canada geese fly past trees in full fall colors at Blackwell Forest Preserve.

       Canada geese fly past trees in full fall colors at Blackwell Forest Preserve.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A fallen leaf is cover with rain drops on a crisp autumn morning in Geneva. 79016_

       A fallen leaf is cover with rain drops on a crisp autumn morning in Geneva. 79016_
    Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer

  • Trees in the Blackwell Forest Preserve are starting to turn color.

       Trees in the Blackwell Forest Preserve are starting to turn color.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Jeremy Bennett, left, of Schaumburg and Polett Jasso of Chicago walk with Kristen Olivares and Steve Olivares both of Streamwood on a recent walk through the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Peak color is expected to be some time late next week.

       Jeremy Bennett, left, of Schaumburg and Polett Jasso of Chicago walk with Kristen Olivares and Steve Olivares both of Streamwood on a recent walk through the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Peak color is expected to be some time late next week.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

  • Maple leafs show their true color at Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Peak color is expected to be some time late next week.

       Maple leafs show their true color at Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Peak color is expected to be some time late next week.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

  • Trees in full fall colors at Blackwell Forest Preserve.

       Trees in full fall colors at Blackwell Forest Preserve.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A Witch Hazel leaf hanging in the shadows glows as it is backlighted from the morning sun in Arlington Heights.

       A Witch Hazel leaf hanging in the shadows glows as it is backlighted from the morning sun in Arlington Heights.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Boston ivy turns color as it clings to a fence in Arlington Heights.

       Boston ivy turns color as it clings to a fence in Arlington Heights.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

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    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Two colorful tree's leaves blend together to form a rainbow of warm colors in Allison Woods near Wheeling on Wednesday, October 10.

       Two colorful tree's leaves blend together to form a rainbow of warm colors in Allison Woods near Wheeling on Wednesday, October 10.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • An elk grazes among the seasonal color at the Elk Grove in Busse Woods Forest Preserve Thursday afternoon near Elk Grove Village.

       An elk grazes among the seasonal color at the Elk Grove in Busse Woods Forest Preserve Thursday afternoon near Elk Grove Village.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

 

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