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
7:00 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Spider Senses

Vicki's Nature Flickr Commons

Peter Parker may have been the first to make that trademark tingling sense of danger popular, but he was not the first to flex his "spider senses."

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Tuesday Commentary
6:00 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Here's to 25 More Years!

When Andy Wood walked into WHQR's headquarters on Greenfield St. twenty-five years ago, he only wanted to record a few public service announcements.

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Tuesday Commentary
2:49 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

When Birds Attack...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Flickr Commons

When a local homeowner asked Commentator Andy Wood  for help with a tufted titmouse attacking her window, he wondered if there were others in the community facing a similar problem.

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Tuesday Commentary
12:00 am
Tue December 6, 2011

The Kiss of Mistletoe

Fool-on-the-Hill Flickr

Mistletoe has been  a staple of the Christmas season for as long as we all can remember.

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Tuesday Commentary
3:16 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

It's the Time of Thanksgiving

Life Is Good Flickr Commons

For the typical American, Thanksgiving conjures up images of pilgrims, Indians, and Turkeys browning in the oven.

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Tuesday Commentary
1:00 am
Tue November 8, 2011

Global Awareness

thegoldguys.blogspot.com Wikimedia Commons

The wealth of  sometimes contradicting information about the health of our environment can be overwhelming.

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Tuesday Commentary
3:58 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Squirrely Like a Fox

"Not since the winds of hurricane Irene..."

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Tuesday Commentary
1:10 pm
Sat October 15, 2011

The Big Year

"The Big Year has to be a refreshing..."

Wilmington NC –

Andy Wood is Education Director for Audubon North Carolina and author of Backyard Carolina, a collection of his WHQR commentaries.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
12:29 pm
Tue September 27, 2011

Scorched Earth and Pocket Ponds

The fire burned through more...

Wilmington NC –

Andy Wood is Education Director for Audubon North Carolina and author of Backyard Carolina, a collection of his WHQR commentaries.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
2:43 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

Post-Irene Beaches

"When Sandy and I arrived at the beach..."

Wilmington NC –

Andy Wood is Education Director for Audubon North Carolina and author of Backyard Carolina, a collection of his WHQR commentaries.

 

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