Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Consultation ERA17/18-56

Closed 12 Mar 2018

Opened 16 Feb 2018


Reference                 ERA17/18-56

Project Type              Afforestation

Location                     Dunmakelter/ Ballyvennaght, Ballycastle

Grid Reference         D 203 390 & D 180 414

Area                            15.16 hectares

Project Description  Planting of mixed conifer/ broadleaf woodland

Opinion                      Not relevant.

Agricultural land to be converted to forestry. A combination of broadleaves and open ground will be used to reduce the landscape impact by softening the site edges. The planting design has also taken into consideration an area of blanket bog priority habitat which will be excluded from the planting.

Any person wishing to comment on the likely environmental effects of the above project may do so by the closing date of this consultation.


  • All stakeholders


  • Environment