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Nature Awakens at NIEHS

By Eddy Ball
May 2007

Flowers planted on the NIEHS campus
Suddenly, color seemed to be everywhere on campus. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)

pedestrian underpass at NIEHS campus
Almost overnight, the pedestrian underpass was transformed into a park. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)

Photographer Steve McCaw rarely goes anywhere without his camera and gear, and the sight of spring's arrival on campus was too glorious for him to ignore. On his way to a recent photo shoot, McCaw paused to smell the flowers and take some pictures of the natural beauty that makes the campus such a unique place to work.

Vegetation of every kind could sense that it's time to awaken and explode with growth. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)

a sunset over the campus lake
Instead of the bare oaks of winter, lush vegetation surrounds the campus lake as twilight conceals the brown hues of its silted waters. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)

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