Nature News

Every Saturday on WTZQ at 7am you can listen to Nature News with Carlton Burke and Dan Lazar.

Naturalist and educator Carlton Burke lives in Mills River, NC where he operates an educational service called “Carolina Mountain Naturalists” which specializes in presenting live animal and nature programs and displays for area schools, summer camps, and many other organizations. Carlton was also on staff for over 25 years as the Curator of Exhibits at the Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville, NC. He is also a state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator and can be heard each Saturday morning co-hosting NATURE NEWS, a local, hour-long radio program, featuring news from the natural world around the western NC region.

The past month’s Nature News programs are below:

Nature News Podcasts

Nature News 7/21/18

Host Carlton Burke reports from the local area on a variety of topics including some unusual, rare bird sightings. Traveling co-host Dan Lazar sends in a Nature News report from Switzerland about bears.

Nature News 7/14/18 Part 2

Nature News 7/14/18 Part 1

Nature News 6/30/18

Dan and Carlton take a field trip to the French Broad River Park in Asheville, NC in early May

Nature News 6/23/18

Today’s program has an “Eye to the Sky” report, “Wildflower Report” and a “Road-Kill Report” plus much more!