EIA ERA19/20-79

Closed 2 Mar 2020

Opened 31 Jan 2020


Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided an opinion on the following project in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).

An opinion under the Regulations is formed taking account of the selection criteria specified in the legislation. An opinion may be 'relevant' if it is considered that a project is likely to have a significant effect on the environment or @not relevant' if a project is considered unlikely to have a significant effect on the environment. Each project is required to comply with the UK Forestry Standard, which describes the government's approach to sustainable forestry.

Reference - ERA19/20-79

Project Type - Deforestation

Location - Tullychurry Forest, Co. Fermanagh

Grid Reference - H 040 646

Area - 33 hectares

Project Description - Restoration of Blanket Bog

Opinion - Not relevant

No priority habitats/ species or features of cultural significance will be affected by this proposal. The Department does not propose to prepare an environmental statement.

Maps and information relating to this project have been placed on www.daera-ni.gov.uk/topics/forestry. Further iformation may be obtained by contacting Policy and Regulation Branch at 028 66343034 or by emailing forest.regulation@daera-ni.gov.uk. Any person wishing to comment on the likely environmental effects of the above project may do so in writing by 2 March 2020 to Forest service, Policy and Regulation Branch, Inishkeen House, Killyhevlin, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh BT74 4EJ or by emailing forest regulation@daera-ni.gov.uk


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