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Join Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith for the latest outdoor activities, including the polar explorer following in Shackleton's footsteps and sustainable rural housing on Mull.

The polar explorer who is following in Shackleton's footsteps, sustainable rural housing on Mull and restoring an old railway station to its former glory.
The Scottish gin made entirely from local botanicals, an amnesty on the disposal of banned pesticides and improving Scotland's canal tow-paths.
Also on the programme, plant hunting in the Cairngorms, why Scotland's environment minister thinks more can be done to protect wild salmon, the latest on the Scottish beaver trials plus who is tweeting in your dawn chorus?

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 1 Mar 2015 11:05


  • Pesticides

    We hear about the amnesty scheme to reclaim illegal pesticides

  • Mull Housing

    We hear about plans to get rural housing more affordable for locals.

  • Salmon License

    Salmon fishermen in Scotland could require a license to kill fish they have caught.

  • Aviemore Gin

    We hear about the historic revival of Scottish Juniper Gin

  • Towpaths

    Mark walks along the latest tow path renovations that follow the Scottish canals

  • Beavers

    Will beavers be reintroduced? We hear about the results of the study.

  • The Dawn Chorus

    We help identify what you can hear in your dawn chorus

  • Weather and Ski Report

    This weeks weather and ski report

  • Plant Survey

    The Cairngorms National Park has been working to record thousands of flowers in the park

  • Antarctic Exhibition

    Jennifer takes a walk with Charlie Paton ahead of his antarctic exhibition


  • Sat 28 Feb 2015 06:30
  • Sun 1 Mar 2015 11:05



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