Wild Mull Celebration - Free event on Sunday 8 November

Wild-Mull-flyer-event-Nov-15.pngPlease come to the launch of Wild Mull, learn something you don’t know about the Isle of Mull’s wildlife and join the conversation about what we could do for the benefit of wildlife on the island.
 
The Wild Mull team has organised a free event to be held on Sunday 8 November, starting at 10am, at Craignure Village Hall. This has been kindly sponsored by the Forestry Commission Scotlandfc_alba_scot_stack_col.gif.
 
The event is open to anyone and will include presentations from a range of speakers discussing Mull's species and habitats and including land owners and managers and non-governmental organisations.
 
Speakers include David Sexton (RSPB), Tessa Howard (Ulva Island), Conor Ryan (Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust), Stuart Gibson (Mull Otter Group) and Sandy Coppins (British Lichen Society) amongst many others. A free lunch will be provided. The full programme can be seen below.
 
Please forward this information to anyone you think might be interested in coming to this event. All are welcome but please RSVP by 5 November to wildmull@icloud.com
 
We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at this Wild Mull Celebration.
 
Draft programme for the Wild Mull Celebration on Sunday 8 November 2015

Time

 Who

 

10.00am

Arrive, coffee and biscuits

 

10-30am

Wild Mull team 

Welcome and introduction to the day

10-35

Steve Littlewood and John Sawyer - Wild Mull

Introduction to Wild Mull - what is it and what do we hope to achieve?

Mull’s Habitat Conservation

   

10-50

Tessa Howard - Ulva

Conservation work on the Isle of Ulva

11-00

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

11-10

Sandy and Brian Coppins – Atlantic Hazel Action Group

Atlantic hazel woodlands and their conservation

11.20

Panel discussion

Wild Mull and first session speakers

11-35

Morning tea

 

Mull’s Species Conservation

   

11.55

Stuart Gibson - Mull Otter Group

Otters – The future as icons and indicators

12.10

Conor Ryan - Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

Whales, dolphins and the Hebridean sea 

12-25

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

12-40

Panel discussion

Second session speakers 

12-35    

Lunch

 

13-15

Dave Sexton - RSPB

The past and future of Eagle Island

13-30

Workshops - Mull as a Living Landscape

Workshops to provide an opportunity to discuss Mull’s future as an ecosystem and place for people…

14-15

Feedback from workshops

 

14-30

Meeting close