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07/03/2015

Mark Stephen and Christopher Sleight visit naturalist, conservationist and author Sir John Lister Kaye at the Aigas Field Centre to hear about his love of nature and wildlife.

In the first half hour, Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith visit naturalist, conservationist and author Sir John Lister Kaye at the Aigas Field Centre to hear about his life-long love of nature and the wildlife of the Highlands. Also on the programme... Mark takes a walk through Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, exploring the gems and crystals of the Cairngorms and a new eco-bunkhouse on Mull. The young ghillie who has won a tourism award, managing forests for capercaillie and gone fishing.....for the fish with 700 teeth.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 8 Mar 2015 11:05

Chapters

  • Sir John Lister Kaye

    We spend half an hour with Sir John Lister Kaye

  • Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve

    Mark explores the flora and fauna of the woodland area around the Loch

  • Pike Fishing

    Jennifer get's her waders on to meet the Pike fisherman of Scotland.

  • Crystal Mountain

    New book Crystal Mountain explores the history of mineral hunting on the Cairngorms

  • Ski Report and Weather

    We get this weeks Ski and Weather report

  • Forest Scarify

    At the Glentanar Estate, work is being done to create a better habitat for capercaillie.

  • Bunkhouse

    We hear about the new carbon neutral bunkhouse on Mull

  • Citizen Science

    Does getting the public to observe nature work as a form of research?

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