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26/05/2012

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 May 2012

Following on from last week's programme looking at the restoration of the Caledonian Forest, we find out whether land owners and managers subscribe to the view that there are too many deer in Scotland.

Mark hears how a growing number of apprentices are attracted to traditional building skills and how crucial this is to maintaining our heritage.

The former Bishop of Edinburgh and BBC Radio Scotland presenter, Richard Holloway shares his favourite place with Mark as part of our My Favourite Place competition.

A new bird reserve at Loch Lomond.

Capturing the views from train journeys on canvas with artist Leo de Feu.

Outdoor learning in the rain with forest schools.

Path users taking responsibility for their favourite paths in the Cairngorms National Park.

Plus preparing for a one day riding event and the virtues of the Austrian Scythe in Auchtermuchty.

  • KISSES AND CUDDLES

    KISSES AND CUDDLES

    Those are their names, honestly!

  • THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

    THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

    A goat on Julia Lyon's farm.

  • HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU KID

    HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU KID

    A goat at Julia Lyon's farm in Newmachar, Aberdeenshire.

  • PAINTING TRAIN JOURNEYS

    PAINTING TRAIN JOURNEYS

    Artist Leo De Feu describes how he goes about capturing the view from the train on canvas.

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