Andy Wood

Commentator

Andy Wood, a WHQR commentator since February 1987, is an ecologist and conservation educator with an affinity for ecosystem habitats in and around southeastern North Carolina, and the plants, wildlife, and people they support. A collection of Andy’s commentaries is collected into his first book, Backyard Carolina: Two Decades of Public Radio Commentary.

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Thursday Commentary
3:11 pm
Mon April 9, 2007

Warm Spring

Commentator Andy Wood remarks on are unusually warm weather this spring.

04/09/07 – The UN has released its latest report on global warming. Commentator Andy Wood wonders if our unusually warm spring is part of it.

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Thursday Commentary
4:40 pm
Mon March 12, 2007

spring turtle

Naturalist Andy Wood finds a box turtle fresh out of hibernation.

Naturalist Andy Wood encounters a box turtle fresh out of hibernation.

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Thursday Commentary
3:58 pm
Wed February 14, 2007

mudminnow

Andy tells us about the enigmatic little mudminnow fish.

Andy Wood explains some of the mysteries surrounding the little mudminnow fish.

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Thursday Commentary
1:45 pm
Mon January 29, 2007

switchgrass

Naturalist Any Wood explores the potential of switchgrass for creating ethanol.

Naturalist Andy Wood considers the potential od switchgrass for creating alternative fuel.

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Thursday Commentary
12:19 pm
Fri November 10, 2006

Bomber Beetles

Some curious little beetle climbed up near commentator Andy Wood recently, leaving him thinking about the little creature.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
9:49 am
Mon October 23, 2006

Here Come The Toads!

The sudden arrival of a very small amphibian around local small ponds can be traced back to Tropical Storm Ernesto and our wet autumn, says commentator Andy Wood.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director at Audubon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
4:23 pm
Sun October 8, 2006

Migration of the Monarch Butterfly

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Commentator Andy Wood was recently on the road traveling to and from a small rocky island off the coast of Maine when he witnessed monarch butterflies in the midst of their annual migration.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
2:40 pm
Wed September 13, 2006

Remembering 9/11

As we mark five years since the attacks on 9/11, commentator Andy Wood goes back to that time when nature both comforted him and reminded him how vulnerable we are.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Tuesday Commentary
11:31 am
Tue September 12, 2006

Remembering 9/11

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audbon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
3:22 pm
Sun August 27, 2006

Lessons Learned?

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It has been one year since the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, and commentator Andy Wood wonders if we have learned enough from the experience.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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