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December 2008 Asheville Field Office press releases, story ideas, and media advisories

December 8, 2008

Southern Appalachian Wildlife News and Information Available as a Podcast

Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 828/258-3939, ext. 234,

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and radio station WNCW now offer the weekly radio commentary, The Southern Appalachian Creature Feature as a podcast, enabling listeners to subscribe to the commentary and download it to their computer, iPod or other personal listening device.

Listeners can subscribe through iTunes at:

Or through the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Asheville Field Office website at:

The 90-second Southern Appalachian Creature Feature provides listeners with insight into the plants and wildlife of the Southern Appalachians and the issues affecting them. The commentary can also be heard Mondays at 7:19 a.m. on WNCW, 88.7, where it has been broadcast for several years.





Media contact:

Gary Peeples
office - 828/258-3939, ext 234
cell - 828/216-4970
fax - 828/258-5330
160 Zillicoa St.
Asheville, NC 28801

If you can't reach Gary Peeples, please contact:

Janet Mizzi
office - 828/258-3939, ext. 223
cell - 828/215-1741
fax - 828/258-5330
160 Zillicoa St.
Asheville, NC 28801

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Last Updated: December 8, 2008