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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 06 October 2012

Mark Stephen travels to Assynt to talk to the woman charged with managing one of the biggest conservation projects in Europe.

Dirt and bad language: A World War II Land Girl remembers the shock of being plunged into another world.

Euan McIlwraith is at the first Scottish smallholders and growers festival to hear from the increasing numbers of people producing their own food.

The latest in our series on trees turns to the Rowan.

How maps can be used to bolster a nation's self-esteem.

Naturalist and author Polly Pullar on our relationship with animals in Scotland

Plus, a full-throated dawn chorus from 27 school children in Assynt.

And a musical spectacular as Euan floats down the River Spey with the Whisky River Band.

  • Suilven


    One of Scotland's - and the world's - most beautiful mountains... Suilven

  • Polly Pullar

    Polly Pullar

    Naturalist and author Polly Pullar on her farm in Perthshire.


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