Author Archives: Marie Fox

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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Released Otters on Video

Just look at some of the video footage Mull Otter Group managed to get of our newly released otters last night! The otters we released a couple of weeks ago are eating the fish that is being left out for … Continue reading

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Mull Adopt-a-Beach Bulletin

Mull Adopt-a-Beach is a year old. To mark the occasion we have produced a bulletin. For beach cleaning news and events read the bulletin here

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Full Circle: Rescued Otters Released

Last year we rescued a small abandoned cub, Gribun, which would otherwise have died, and it went off to be reared by the SSPCA and it joined another small cub there. The SSPCA did a splendid job and the otters … Continue reading

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MOG Produces New Information Leaflet

Mull Otter Group has updated its information leaflet. We will be distributing the leaflet across Mull in the coming weeks. If there are any Mull businesses who would like to make the leaflet available to their guests then please let … Continue reading

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Why Did the Otter Cross the Road? – Second Reflector Installation

Just like the chicken, it wanted to get to the other side! Otters need to cross the roads which lie between the feeding area on the shore, and the places where they rest and get fresh water which are further … Continue reading

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Great British Beach Clean

For what we believe to be the first time ever the Great British Beach Clean came to Mull on Saturday 17th. MOG’s very own ‘Mull Adopt-a-Beach’ took part in this important initiative by the Marine Conservation Society in order to … Continue reading

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Summer Shows

On Mull early August means the summer shows.  Mull Otter Group thoroughly enjoyed attending the Bunessan Show and the Salen Show this year. Both shows have lots to see and do, and it is a great chance to see how … Continue reading

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