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.

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The past month’s Nature News programs are below:

Nature News Podcasts

Nature News 7/4/20

“On the Porch” series continues with hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke. Today on Nature News – “plastic rain”, a roadkill report about black bears, wrap-up of last week’s Sahara Desert dust cloud and more

Nature News 6/27/20

“On the Porch” series continues with hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke. Today on Nature News Dan fills us in on the upcoming Sahara Dust Cloud and a Wildflower Bloom Report from Match Patch. Also today, a Road-Kill Report,

Nature News 6/20/20

“On the Porch” series continues with hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke. An extensive Wildflower Report today and a special new release from the NC WildlifeResources commission concerning Pine Snakes in our mountain region, listener reports and more

Nature News 6/13/20

“On the Porch” series continues with hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke but today with a special topic report called BEARWISE. BEARWISE is a new program in NC that teaches people how to live responsibly around Black Bears.

Nature News 6/6/20

“On the Porch” series continues with hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke. Today you’ll hear a listener reports on wildflowers in bloom along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Dan hosts an “Eye to the Sky” report, “Ask a Naturalist ” questions this