It's estimated that there are just 400 wildcats left in Scotland. Over the last year a range of research has taken place which has identified some of the key threats to the wildcat's existence. Dougie Vipond hears about the campaign to save the Scottish wildcat and how the public can get involved to help out.
For generations most sporrans were made from seal skins but they are becoming increasingly difficult to get hold of. Now an entrepreneurial farmer has come up with a novel source of raw material for her sporran business, as Euan McIlwraith finds out.
Nick Nairn continues his series on wild cooking skills. This week wild food expert Patrick MacGlinchey shows him how to prepare and roast a haunch of roe deer in an oven made of stones and sand.
Colin Prior's Favourite Locations
Photographer Colin Prior reveals his techniques for perfectly capturing the Cuillin on camera.
Supermarkets are keen to promote the provenance of their products by naming the producers on the packaging. One chain has gone as far as to feature a Perthshire farmer - Adrian Ivory - as the face of its Christmas adverts. Dougie Vipond meets the man who farms locally but with a global outlook.
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- Simon Cousins
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