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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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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Thursday Commentary
4:42 pm
Mon August 14, 2006

The Golden Silk Spider

Commentator Andy Wood was outside looking at a heat-stressed dogwood in his yard when he was called away to look at a spider suspended from the rearview mirror of his son's car.

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

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Thursday Commentary
12:16 pm
Mon July 31, 2006

Bird Watching Near Sunset Beach

Last week commentator Andy Wood took a trip to Brunswick County with his son Robin and his son's friend Aaron in search of a rare bird that has been hanging around the marshes behind Sunset Beach.

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

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Thursday Commentary
12:31 pm
Sun July 16, 2006

The Visiting Orchard Spider

About two weeks ago, commentator Andy Wood had a small yet very colorful spider take up residence right outside his front door.

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

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Thursday Commentary
11:27 am
Mon June 19, 2006

Ants on the Beach

Commentator Andy Wood was on the beach last week following that period of unsettled weather, and discovered a world view while walking the beach's tidal strand line.

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

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Thursday Commentary
1:36 pm
Tue June 6, 2006

Pondering the Lightening Bug

When a band of severe lightening storms passed through the area a few weeks back. Commentator Andy Wood found himself spellbound by the light show.

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

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Thursday Commentary
1:31 pm
Mon May 8, 2006

A Turtle in the Cooler

When WHQR commentator Andy Wood pulled into his driveway and parked, he was greeted with a surprise in the form of a very disconsolate reptile in a bucket.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood remains Education Director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
10:28 am
Sun April 23, 2006

The Turtle and The Tadpoles

Andy Wood was at his desk at home when his older son Robin burst in with a great excuse for a distraction.

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

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