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 8/17/19

Dan and Carlton discuss the Asheville Urban Bear Study, Dan finds some unusual insects at his home, a wildflower report, information on the tulip tree weevil, and more

Nature News 8/10/19

Hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke report today on wildflowers in bloom, a road-kill report concerning butterflies, latest news on monarch butterfly population status, and some special live animal guests in the studio.

Nature News 8/3/19

Hosts Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke report today on wildflowers, mushrooms, barn owls, bats, a roadkill report and more.-

Nature News 7/27/19

A field trip report today with host Carlton Burke and Dan Lazar as they discuss floodplain ecology along the Swannanoa River in  Asheville, NC.

Nature News 7/20/19

A field trip report today with host Carlton Burke as he reports from the roadside edge about wildflowers, insects, and more.