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26/01/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 January 2013

Eco-apprentices. Scotland's next generation of conservationists start year-long placements across the country.

The smiley face sheep craze may have been revealed to be a PR stunt, but why do so many other farmers dye their sheep different colours?

Capturing a growing market. An insight into the mechanics of the global meat trade.

Reflecting on the deaths of four mountaineers in an avalanche in Glencoe last weekend.

Mark Stephen discovers the story behind the Maiden Bower in Fife's Lomond hills.

Following in the footsteps of saints and sinners on Scotland's pilgrim journeys.

Plus, the architect designing and building 100 wild shelters using natural materials.

And the smartphone app that can mimic birdsong.

  • Wild hut

    Wild hut

    One of Kevin Langan's shelters and part of his 100 wild huts project.

  • Robin in snow

    Robin in snow

    Picture taken by Out of Doors listener Kimberly McCombie.

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