Even the BlackOakNaturalist is making time for the maple as evidenced by this shot on his blog today.
Below is this year's day-by-day leaf-by-leaf-turning slideshow.
After the sugar maples' peak relatively early in the season, there's still a monthof Awesome Autumn around Quincy and all of Plumas County.
Here are links to the photos from previous years for comparison.
By the way, the Al spelled his name "Thieler", and you should too.