Author Archives: Marie Fox

Nature Trails and Beach Cleans

What a busy day MOG had yesterday. First we joined Lochdonhead Primary school at their nature trail. A great opportunity for a photo at the otter sculpture and otter information board. Then it was over to Lochbuie for the Great … Continue reading

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World Otter Day 2018

Otter Fun at Bunessan Primary Bunessan Primary School on the Isle of Mull celebrated World Otter Day on 31st May.  Mull Otter Group Committee organised a day packed with otter-filled activities. Children in P5,6 and 7, helped by Val Leckie, … Continue reading

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Photo Competition: Winner Announced!

Congratulations to the winner of our photo competition, Neill Binns.  One of our fantastic new “Otter Spotter” mugs, featuring original artwork by local artist Janet Schofield, is on its way to you. It was very tricky to pick a winner … Continue reading

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Mega Beach Clean!

Mull Otter Group had a very exhausting day on Sunday 15th April. We trekked to the area just before MacKinnon’s Cave on the west coast of the Isle of Mull and gathered up years of plastic debris that had been … Continue reading

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More Roadside Reflectors to Help Otters

MOG had a very busy day on Sunday installing more roadside reflectors near Garmony, and at Inverlussa. The hope is that at night time otters will see the reflection of car headlights and be deterred from crossing the road until … Continue reading

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Photo Competition

Calling all otter spotters! Mull Otter Group have a photo competition where you could win a mug featuring original artwork by local artist Janet Schofield. NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRIES

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Gordon Buchanan becomes Mull Otter Group’s Patron

Gordon Buchanan, Mull’s own internationally renowned wildlife photographer and filmmaker, has agreed to be patron of Mull Otter Group. The television wildlife presenter and cameraman has spent his career filming wild and wonderful creatures in remote areas of the planet. … Continue reading

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Beach Cleaning Equipment

MOG’s Mull Adopt-a-Beach scheme has recently been granted £500 for beach cleaning equipment. £350 from Sea Changers and £150 from MESS Island Castaways charity shops. Not only will it help with our beach cleans, but we will lend the equipment … Continue reading

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World Otter Day

May 31st was World Otter Day, and Mull Otter Group marked the day with lots of fun and educational activities for local children. We were joined by Ulva Ferry, Dervaig, Lochdon, and Lochaline schools at Craignure Bunkhouse.  With the sun … Continue reading

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Released Otters Doing Well on Mull

More video footage of the otters we released with the SSPCA on Mull, which shows that they are doing well. The feeding will soon be reduced and then stopped, and then they will be truly wild and independent otters. We … Continue reading

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