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
1:02 pm
Tue August 30, 2011

Seeing Green

"In Brunswick County, there's a community..."

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
3:26 pm
Tue August 16, 2011

Narrowmouth Chorus

"It was glorious watching the rain..."

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
9:20 am
Tue August 2, 2011

A Turtle's Tool

"I was recently visiting with an old friend..."

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
2:04 pm
Mon August 1, 2011

The Juniper Road Fire

"I'm sensitive about lightning in times of drought..."

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
4:34 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Invertebrate Justice

Charlotte was a slender young spider when she moved to our porch...

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
4:07 pm
Tue May 3, 2011

Cowbirds

"Cowbird brood parasitism is likely an adaptation to living in the American Great Plains."

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
12:14 pm
Tue February 15, 2011

The Great Backyard Bird Count

"The great backyard bird count is a volunteer-based science project designed so that people of all bird-watching skills can contribute their knowledge to scientists..."

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
10:55 am
Tue February 1, 2011

World Wetlands Day

"The word 'wetland' conjures many images for me because wetlands come in many forms..."

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
12:43 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

Snowfall

"My home sits surrounded by open long leaf pine savanna, and when I looked out at what has become a familiar sight, I was immediately disoriented..."

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
1:41 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Misidentification

"It was with a wholesome piece of humble pie that I admit I misidentified a bird during a recent and important Christmas bird count..."

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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