QCC Nature-on-Campus Blog

The QCC Nature-on-Campus Blog is a network of faculty, staff, students and community members that share their interest in nature. The Blog encourages appreciation of local biodiversity. Send in your nature photos!

Eugene E. Harris, Dept. of Biological Sciences and Geology, QCC/CUNY

"There is grandeur in this view of life... from so simple a beginning, endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved."
Charles Darwin (The Origin of Species)

Featured Nature Photo

Oakland Lake Wildflower Meadow in the summer season (Photo by Edward Mertz).Oakland Lake Wildflower Meadow in the summer season. The meadow is across Cloverdale Boulevard from Oakland Lake in Bayside Queens, NY (Photo by Edward Mertz)

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