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Britain's rarest breeding bird, South Arran Marine Protected Area, Taynish bracken cutting, Cairngorms National Park consultation, barley, buggying and more outdoor fun.

In the first thirty minutes...

Mark discovers how scientists at the James Hutton Institute are working to improve barley production.

We're on a dairy farm in Northern Ireland which has diversified into hovercrafting and laser combat.

Euan hears how the Cairngorms National Park is seeking ideas for managing their housing stock over the next five years.

And Mark is cutting bracken in Taynish with the help of a horse.

After the news...

We share views on the South Arran Marine Protected Area from Clyde Fishermen's Association, the Scottish Creel Fishermen's Federation and Marine Scotland.

Euan catches an early glimpse of Britain's rarest breeding bird.

And Mark and Claire take a spin in a rear wheel drive buggy.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 16 Jul 2016 06:30


  • Sat 16 Jul 2016 06:30



Scotland's farming and countryside programme