After an ugly urban event like last night’s homeless camp fire, it was a pleasure to circumambulate lovely Lake Merritt this morning and remind myself of the small consolations of nature that abound even here in Oakland.

A big bat ray on the west side of the lake.
Bumble bee visiting lupines.
Bumble bee in a California poppy.
Samaras on a maple.
Small bee on Iris pseudacorus.
Ladybug chrysalis.
Ladybug larva on Iris pseudacorus.
Ladybug on Iris pseudacorus.
Goslings: A sign of spring!

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