Category Archives: Conservation Project

Otter Cub Rescue

Mull Otter Group received a call yesterday about an otter cub at Glenforsa.  The cub had not moved for some time and was not very responsive so the decision was taken to look after it. This is always a carefully … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Lochbuie Beach Clean

Yesterday, the Mull Otter Group returned to Lochbuie to finish the beach clean they began on March 6th. Despite the fact that only 4 people turned up, we managed to clear the main beach at Laggan Sands. About 25 bags … Continue reading

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Kinloch Otter Crossing Road Sign

Today the Mull Otter Group completed the erection of their second road sign on Mull that alerts motorists to the fact that otters cross our roads. This road sign is at the Kinloch junction, just before Pennyghael, and the hope … Continue reading

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